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Chinese Text Project

U+8A31

Seal script

Jinwen

Simplified character

Radical:+ 4 strokes = 11 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.258#3 Kangxi: p.1151#14 Cihai: p.1239r4c02 GSR: 60.i Hanyu: v6,p3946#09
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𠼯 𢠇 𤡈 𭢒 𤾟
Mandarin: ㄒㄩˇ ㄏㄨˇ
Cantonese:heoi2
Tang reconstruction:*xiǔ
Shuowen:言部》許:聽也。从言午聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·上聲··》許:許可也,與也,聽也,亦州名本爲許國大嶽之𦙍周武王伐紂所封漢爲潁川郡周爲許州又姓出髙陽汝南本自姜姓炎帝之後大嶽之𦙍其後因封爲氏。虛吕切,二。
Kangxi:康熙字典·言部·》許:《唐韻》《正韻》虛呂切《集韻》《韻會》喜語切,𠀤虛上聲。《說文》聽也。《廣雅》與也。《玉篇》從也。《廣韻》可也。《增韻》約與之也。《·金滕》爾之許我,我其以璧與珪歸俟爾命。爾不許我,我乃屛璧與珪。《史記·高祖本紀》呂媼怒。呂公曰:始常欲奇此女與貴人,何自妄許與劉季。又《博雅》進也。《·大雅》昭兹來許。《傳》許,進也。《疏》禮法旣許,而後得進,故以許爲進也。又信也。《孟子》則王許之乎。又猶興也,期也。《孟子》管仲、晏子之功,可復許乎。又邑名。《·魯頌》居常與許。《箋》許,田也,魯朝宿之邑。又國名、縣名、州名。《春秋·隱十一年》公及齊侯鄭伯伐許。《疏》地理志云:潁川郡許縣,故許國,漢名許縣,魏武攺曰許昌,後周又攺爲許州。又姓。《廣韻》出高陽汝南,本自姜姓,炎帝之後,太嶽之裔,其後因封爲氏。又與鄦通。《史記·鄭世家》鄦公惡鄭于楚。《註》鄦同許,許靈公也。又《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》𠀤火五切,音虎。《·小雅》伐木許許。《傳》許許,柹貌。《朱傳》衆人共力之聲。《淮南子·道應訓》今夫舉大木者,前呼邪許,後亦應之,此舉重勸力之歌也。《註》許,音虎。《字彙補》音虛。又《類篇》滸,一作許。
Fanqie:虛吕 (《廣韻·上聲··》)
Unihan definition:allow, permit; promise; betroth

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Example usage

孟子·滕文公上》:有為神農之言者行,自楚之滕,踵門而告文公曰:「遠方之人聞君行仁政,願受一廛而為氓。」
There came from Chu to Teng one Xu Xing, who gave out that he acted according to the words of Shen Nong. Coming right to his gate, he addressed the duke Wen, saying, 'A man of a distant region, I have heard that you, Prince, are practising a benevolent government, and I wish to receive a site for a house, and to become one of your people.'
禮記·曲禮上》:父母存,不友以死。
While his parents are alive, he will not promise a friend to die (with or for him).
揚子法言》:或問:「堯將讓天下於由,由恥。」
Someone asked: Yao was about to cede all under Heaven to Xu You, but Xu You was ashamed.
墨子·所染》:舜染於1、伯陽,禹染於皋陶、伯益,湯染於伊尹、仲虺,武王染於太公、周公。
Thus Shun came under the influences of Xu You and Bo Yang; Yu, under that of Gao Yao and Bo Yi; Tang, under that of Yi Yin and Zhong Hui; and King Wu, under that of the Grand Duke and Duke Zhou.
莊子·逍遙遊》:堯讓天下於由,曰:「日月出矣,而爝火不息,其於光也,不亦難乎!」
Yao, proposing to resign the throne to Xu You, said, 'When the sun and moon have come forth, if the torches have not been put out, would it not be difficult for them to give light?'
史記·夏本紀》:封皋陶之後於英、六,或在
And his descendants were enfeoffed with the principalities of Yingliu and Xu.
荀子·成相》:請成相,道聖王,堯舜尚賢身辭讓,由善卷,重義輕利行顯明。
說苑·君道》:因此險也,所以不服,禹欲伐之,舜不,曰:『諭教猶未竭也,究諭教焉,而有苗氏請服,天下聞之,皆非禹之義,而歸舜之德。』
春秋繁露·玉杯》:故公子比嫌可以立,趙盾嫌無臣責,止嫌無子罪。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:傳曰:夫行露之人嫁矣,然而未往也,見一物不具,一禮不備,守節貞理,守死不往,君子以為得婦道之宜,故舉而傳之,揚而歌之,以絕無道之求,防汙道之行乎!
大戴禮記·少閒》:紂不說諸侯之聽於周昌,乃退伐崇魏,以客事天子。
白虎通德論·》:《春秋》曰:「葬皆繆公」,男也。
新書·諭誠》:文王曰:「吾夢中已之矣,柰何其倍之也。」
新序·善謀下》:至十二年,上從破黥布軍歸,疾益甚,愈欲易太子,留侯陳不聽,因疾不視事,太傅叔孫通稱說引古,以死爭太子,上佯之,猶欲易之。
中論·慎所從》:燕相子之有寵於王,欲專國政,人為之言於燕王噲曰:「人謂堯賢者,以其讓天下於由也。」
孔子家語·本命解》:女子十五嫁,有適人之道。
潛夫論·斷訟》:不改,蓋所以長貞絜而寧父兄也。
論衡·逢遇》:以大才之臣,遇大才之主,乃有遇不遇,虞舜、由、太公、伯夷是也。
風俗通義》:統聞知之,歷收其家,遣吏追,曰:「相久忝重任,負於素餐,年漸七十,《禮》在懸車,頃被疾病,念存首丘,比自乞歸,未見聽。」
孔叢子·嘉言》:孔子曰:「十五嫁而後從夫,是陽動而陰應,男唱而女隨之義也。」
素書·遵義章》:少與者怨。
蔡中郎集·短人賦》:脫椎枘兮擣衣杵,視短人兮形如
列子·仲尼》:兼四子之有以易吾,吾弗也,此其所以事吾而不貳也。
鶡冠子·天則》:法章物而不自者,天之道也。
列仙傳·昌容》:食蓬根,往來上下,見之者二百餘年,而顏色如二十人。
韓非子·十過》:虞公貪利其璧與馬而欲之。
慎子·逸文》:堯讓由,舜讓善卷,皆辭為天子而退為匹夫。
管子·輕重丁》:天子之曰『諾』
吳子·應變》:其有請降,而安之。
六韜·大禮》:太公曰:「勿妄而,勿逆而拒。」
尉繚子·制談》:民言有可以勝敵者,毋其空言,必試其能戰也。
淮南子·道應訓》:翟煎對曰:「今夫舉大木者,前呼邪,後亦應之。」
呂氏春秋·求人》:昔者堯朝由於沛澤之中,曰:「十日出而焦火不息,不亦勞乎?」
鬼谷子·符言》:德之術曰:勿堅而拒之,之則防守,拒之則閉塞。
春秋左傳》:曰,寡君少遭閔凶,不能文,聞二先君之出入此行也,將鄭是訓定,豈敢求罪于晉,二三子無淹久,隨季對曰,昔平王命我先君文侯曰,與鄭夾輔周室,毋廢王命,今鄭不率,寡君使群臣問諸鄭,豈敢辱候人,敢拜君命之辱,彘子以為諂,使趙括從而更之曰,行人失辭,寡君使群臣遷大國之跡於鄭,曰,無辟敵,群臣無所逃命,楚子又使求成于晉,晉人之,盟有日矣,楚伯御樂伯,攝叔為右,以致晉師,伯曰,吾聞致師者,御靡旌,摩壘而還,樂伯曰,吾聞致師者,左射以菆,代御執轡,御下兩馬,掉鞅而還,攝叔曰,吾聞致師者,右入壘,折馘,執俘而還,皆行其所聞而復,晉人逐之,左右角之,樂伯左射馬而右射人,角不能進,矢一而已。
逸周書·嘗麥解》:是月,王命大正正刑書,爽明,僕告既駕,少祝導王,亞祝迎王,降階,即假于大宗少宗少祕于社,各牡羊一,牡豕三,史導王于北階,王陟階,在東序,乃命大史尚,大正即居于戶西,南向,九州牧伯咸進在中,西向,宰乃承王中升自客階,作筴,執筴從中,宰坐,尊中于大正之前,大祝以王命作筴,告大宗,王命□□祕作筴,諾,乃北向繇書于兩楹之閒。
國語·越語下》:王弗忍,欲
晏子春秋》:晏子請發粟于民,三請,不見
吳越春秋》:勾踐不忍其言,將之成
越絕書·外傳本事》:北陵齊、楚,諸侯莫敢叛者,乘,薛、、邾、婁、莒旁轂趨走,越王句踐屬芻莝養馬,諸侯從之,若果中之李。
戰國策》:楚、韓之遇也,主君令公之楚,令向公之韓。

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