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U+8096

Seal script

Jinwen

Radical:+ 3 strokes = 7 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.413#32 Kangxi: p.973#25 Cihai: p.1088r5c05 GSR: 1149.g Hanyu: v3,p2045#06
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Compositionally related: . Component of: 𦚍 𨛍 𡜽 𡌔 𡯩 𢈭 𢓮 𤞚 [More]
Mandarin:xiào xiāo ㄒㄧㄠˋ ㄒㄧㄠ
Cantonese:ciu3
Tang reconstruction:siɛ̀u
Shuowen:肉部》肖:骨肉相似也。从肉小声。不似其先,故曰“不肖”也。
Guangyun:广韵·去声·𥬇·𥬇》肖:似也,小也,法也,像也。
Kangxi:康熙字典·肉部·》肖:《唐韵》私妙切《集韵》仙妙切,𠀤音笑。《说文》骨肉相似也。从肉,小,意兼声。《玉篇》似也。《·说命》说筑傅岩之野,惟肖。《传》肖,似也。又《礼·中庸》夫妇之不肖。《扬子·方言》肖,法也。西楚梁益之闲曰肖。《注》肖者,似也。《博雅》肖,类也。又小也。《扬子·方言》赵肖,小也。又《韵会》思邀切《正韵》先雕切,𠀤音宵。衰微也。《史记·太史公自序》申吕肖矣。《注》徐广曰:肖,音痟。痟犹衰微。又失散也。《庄子·列御寇》达于知者肖。《注》肖,失散也。又人名。周肖,魏臣。见《战国策》。《集韵》或作俏。亦作霄。
Fanqie:私妙 (《广韵·去声·𥬇·𥬇》)
Unihan definition:look like, resemble, be like

Example usage

孟子·告子下》:孟子曰:“居下位,不以贤事不者,伯夷也。”
Mencius replied, 'There was Bo Yi - he abode in an inferior situation, and would not, with his virtue, serve a degenerate prince.'
礼记·王制》:司徒修六礼以节民性,明七教以兴民德,齐八政以防淫,一道德以同俗,养耆老以致孝,恤孤独以逮不足,上贤以崇德,简不以绌恶。
The minister of Instruction defined and set forth the six ceremonial observances: to direct and control the nature of the people; clearly illustrated the seven lessons (of morality) to stimulate their virtue; inculcated uniformity in the eight objects of government, to guard against all excess; taught the sameness of the course (of duty) and virtue, to assimilate manners; nourished the aged, to secure the completion of filial piety; showed pity to orphans and solitaries, to reach those who had been bereaved; exalted men of talents and worth, to give honour to virtue; and dealt summarily with the unworthy, to discountenance wickedness.
扬子法言》:久则之矣
After awhile, they were alike.
墨子·尚贤中》:者抑而废之,贫而贱之以为徒役,是以民皆劝其赏,畏其罚,相率而为贤。
The vicious they kept back and banished, depossessed and degraded, and made labourers and servants. Thereupon people were all encouraged by rewards and threatened by punishments and strove with each other after virtue.
庄子·人间世》:且苟为悦贤而恶不,恶用而求有以异?
Further, if perchance he takes pleasure in men of worth and hates those of an opposite character, what is the use of your seeking to make yourself out to be different (from such men about him)?
道德经》:天下皆谓我道大,似不
All the world says that, while my Dao is great, it yet appears to be inferior (to other systems of teaching).
商君书·更法》:贤者更礼,而不者拘焉。
A man of talent reforms rites, but a worthless man is enslaved by them.
史记·五帝本纪》:尧知子丹朱之不,不足授天下,于是乃权授舜。
Yao knew that his son Danzhu was a worthless fellow, who was not fit to reign, and so the authority was conferred on Shun.
荀子·大略》:以贤易不,不待卜而后知吉。
说苑·辨物》:者精化始至,而生气感动,触情纵欲,故反施乱化。
春秋繁露·玉英》:从贤之志以达其义,从不之志以著其恶。
韩诗外传·卷一》:故不者、精化始具,而生气感动,触情纵欲,反施化,是以年寿亟夭,而性不长也。
大戴礼记·主言》:使有司日省如时考之,岁诱贤焉,则贤者亲,不者惧。
白虎通德论》:以言为贤不,不可知也。
新书·修政语上》:得不而举之,得不而与之,譬其若下渊乎。
新序·善谋》:贤者更礼,不者拘焉。
中论·谴交》:多助者为贤才,寡助者为不
孔子家语·王言解》:使有司日省而时考之,进用贤良,退贬不
潜夫论·务本》:故衰暗之世,本末之人,未必贤不也,祸福之所,势不得无然尔。
论衡·命义》:贤不在此时矣。
太玄经·》:测曰,“冲冲儿遇”、不子也。
风俗通义·愆礼》:贤者俯就,不跋及。
孔丛子·广训》:,不似也。
新语·本行》:及闵周室之衰微,礼义之不行也,厄挫顿仆,历说诸侯,欲匡帝王之道,反天下之政,身无其立,而世无其主,周流天下,无所合意,大道隐而不舒,羽翼摧而不申,自□□□深授其化以厚终始,追治去事以正来世,案纪图录以知性命,表定《六艺》以,善恶不相干,贵贱不相侮,强弱不相凌,贤与不不得相逾,科第相序,为万□□□而不绝,功传而不衰,《诗》、《书》、《礼》、《乐》,为得其所,乃天道之所立,大义之所行也。
列子·力命》:吾尝三仕,三见逐于君,鲍叔不以我为不,知我不遭时也。
鶡冠子·环流》:命之所立,贤不必得,不不必失。
文子·道原》:称圣德高行,虽不者知慕之。
鬻子》:故曰:民者,贤、不之杖也。
老子河上公章句》:此言天下贤与不,无能与不争者争也。
韩非子·八奸》:今则不然,不课贤不,论有功劳,用诸侯之重,听左右之谒,父兄大臣上请爵禄于上,而下卖之以收财利及以树私党。
慎子·威德》:故贤而屈于不者,权轻也。
管子·明法解》:如此,则士上通而莫之能妒,不者困废而莫之能举。
吴子·图国》:君能使贤者居上,不者处下,则陈已定矣。
六韬·盈虚》:其君贤、不不等乎?
尉缭子·制谈》:一贼仗剑击于市,万人无不避之者,臣谓:‘非一人之独勇,万人皆不也’。
三略·上略》:军谶曰:善善不进,恶恶不退,贤者隐蔽,不在位,国受其害。
周髀算经·卷上》:此列士之愚智,贤不之所分。
淮南子·缪称训》:是故谓不者贤,则必不知贤。
吕氏春秋·不苟》:孔子闻之曰:“此五人者之所以为王者佐也,不主之所弗安也。”
鬼谷子·捭阖》:夫贤不、智愚、勇怯、仁、义有差。
尹文子·大道上》:今亲贤而疏不,赏善而罚恶,贤、不、善、恶之名,宜在彼,亲、疏、赏、罚之称宜属我。

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