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Chinese Text Project

U+8B93

Seal script

Simplified character
𦦬
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 17 strokes = 24 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.424#55 Kangxi: p.1187#12 Cihai: p.1259r3c01 GSR: 730.i Hanyu: v6,p4032#07
Composition:Left: , right: .
Mandarin:ràng ㄖㄤˋ
Cantonese:joeng6
Tang reconstruction:*njiɑ̀ng
Shuowen:言部》讓:相責讓。从言襄聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·去聲··》讓:退讓責讓又交讓木名兩樹相對一枯則一生岷山有之。人㨾切,三。
Kangxi:康熙字典·言部·十七》讓:〔古文〕𦦬《唐韻》《集韻》《韻會》人樣切《正韻》而亮切,𠀤壤去聲。《說文》相責讓也。《小爾雅》詰責以辭謂之讓。《左傳·僖五年》公使讓之。《註》譴讓之。《周禮·地官》司救掌萬民之衺惡過失而誅讓之。《史記·張耳𨻰餘傳》張耳責讓𨻰餘以不肎救趙。又《玉篇》謙也。《類篇》退也。《字彙》先人後己謂之讓。《·堯典》允恭克讓。《左傳·文元年》𤰞讓,德之基也。又《襄十三年》讓,禮之主也。《禮·曲禮》君子恭敬撙節退讓以明禮。《疏》應受而推曰讓。《儀禮·聘禮》賔入門皇升堂讓。《鄭註》讓,謂舉手平衡也。又《鄕飮酒禮註》事同曰讓,事異曰辭。又木名。《左思·蜀都賦》交讓所植。《註》交讓,木名。兩樹對生,一樹枯則一樹生。出岷山,在安都縣。又諸羌州名。《唐書·地理志》劒南道有讓川州,開元後置。又《讀書通》通作攘。《史記·司馬相如·封禪書》進讓之道,何其爽與。《漢書》作進攘。又《韻會小補》通作襄。《周禮·地官·保氏·五射·鄭註》一曰襄尺。《釋文》襄音讓,本作讓。又叶如羊切,音穰。《·小雅》受爵不讓,至于已斯亡。《說文》本作𧮨。
Fanqie:人㨾 (《廣韻·去聲··》)
Unihan definition:allow, permit, yield, concede

Example usage

論語·學而》:子貢曰:「夫子溫、良、恭、儉、以得之。」
Zi Gong said, "Our master is benign, upright, courteous, temperate, and complaisant and thus he gets his information."
孟子·告子下》:入其疆,土地荒蕪,遺老失賢,掊克在位,則有
On the other hand, if, on entering a State, the ground was found left wild or overrun with weeds; if the old were neglected and the worthy unhonoured; and if the offices were filled with hard taxgatherers: then the prince was reprimanded.
禮記·曲禮上》:是以君子恭敬撙節退以明禮。
Therefore the superior man is respectful and reverent, assiduous in his duties and not going beyond them, retiring and yielding - thus illustrating (the principle of) propriety.
孝經·三才》:先之以敬,而民不爭。
They went before them with reverence and yielding courtesy, and the people had no contentions.
揚子法言》:或問:「堯將天下於許由,由恥。」
Someone asked: Yao was about to cede all under Heaven to Xu You, but Xu You was ashamed.
論衡·率性》:堯以天下舜,鯀為諸侯,欲得三公而堯不聽,怒其猛獸,欲以為亂,比獸之角可以為城,舉尾以為旌,奮心盛氣,阻戰為彊。
Yao yielded the empire to Shun. Gun, one of his vassals, desired to become one of the three chief ministers, but Yao did not listen to this request. Thereupon Gun became more infuriated than even ferocious animals are, and wished to rebel. The horns of animals, all in a line, served him as a rampart, and their lifted tails were his banners. They opposed and tackled their foe with the utmost determination and energy.
莊子·逍遙遊》:天下於許由,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?'
商君書·開塞》:武王逆取而貴順,爭天下而上
For example, Wu as a rebel seized the empire, and yet he prized obedience to the law; he disputed the empire, and yet exalted compliancy.
史記·五帝本紀》:於德不懌
Shun yielded in favour of some one more virtuous than himself, and was unhappy.
荀子·成相》:請成相,道聖王,堯舜尚賢身辭,許由善卷,重義輕利行顯明。
說苑·君道》:虞人與芮人質其成於文王,入文王之境,則見其人民之為士大夫。
春秋繁露·竹林》:者《春秋》之所貴。
韓詩外傳·卷二》:李離對曰:「臣居官為長,不與下吏位。」
大戴禮記·主言》:孔子曰:「至禮不而天下治,至賞不費而天下之士說,至樂無聲而天下之民和。」
白虎通德論·禮樂》:禮所揖何?
新書·道術》:厚人自薄謂之,反為冒。
新序·善謀》:緩辭曰:「此非臣之所能知也。」
中論·法象》:唐堯之帝允恭克而光被四表,成湯不敢怠遑而奄有九域,文王祗畏而造彼區夏。
孔子家語·相魯》:至會所,為壇,土階三等,以遇禮相見,揖而豋。
潛夫論·遏利》:世人之論也,靡不貴廉而賤財利焉,及其行也,多釋廉甘利之於人。
太玄經·》:測曰,「爭射誾誾」、君子鄰也。
風俗通義·孝文帝》:推輦而去,還歸禁中,召責,唐頓首陳言:『聞之於祖父,道廉頗、李牧為邊將,市租諸入,皆輸莫府,而趙王不問多少。』
孔叢子·廣義》:詰責以辭,謂之
申鑒·政體》:君臣親而有禮,百僚和而不同,而不爭,勤而不怨,無事惟職是司,此治國之風也。
忠經·廣至理章》:則人不爭。
素書·求人之志章》:抑非損惡,所以過。
新語·輔政》:然處高之安,乘克之敬,德配天地,光被四表,功垂於無窮,名傳於不朽,蓋自處得其巢,任杖得其材也。
蔡中郎集·篆勢》:般倕揖而辭巧,籀誦拱手而韜翰。
墨子·經說下》:無:者酒,未始也。
列子·楊朱》:為名者必斯賤。
鶡冠子·道端》:富者觀其所予,足以知仁,貴者觀其所舉,足以知忠,觀其大𥘽,長不少,貴不賤,足以知禮達,觀其所不行,足以知義,受官任治,觀其去就,足以知智,迫之不懼,足以知勇,口利辭巧,足以知辯,使之不隱,足以知信,貧者觀其所不取,足以知廉,賤者觀其所不為,足以知賢,測深觀天,足以知聖。
文子·精誠》:老子曰:昔黃帝之治天下,理日月之行,治陰陽之氣,節四時之度,正律曆之數,別男女,明上下,使強不掩弱,眾不暴寡,民保命而不夭,歲時熟而不凶,百官正而無私,上下調而無尤,法令明而不闇,輔佐公而不阿,田者畔,道不拾遺,市不預賈,故於此時,日月星辰不失其行,風雨時節,五穀豐昌,鳳皇翔於庭,麒麟游於郊。
列仙傳·務光》:湯既克桀,以天下於光,曰:「智者謀之,武者遂之,仁者居之,古之道也。」
老子河上公章句》:弱其志,和柔謙,不處權也。
韓非子·難言》:激急親近,探知人情,則見以為譖而不
慎子·逸文》:許由,舜善卷,皆辭為天子而退為匹夫。
諫逐客書》:是以太山不土壤,故能成其大。
管子·揆度》:國有患憂,輕重五穀以調用,積餘臧羨以備賞,天下賓服,有海內,以富誠信仁義之士,故民高辭,無為奇恠者。
吳子·料敵》:秦性強,其地險,其政嚴,其賞罰信,其人不,皆有鬭心,故散而自戰。
六韜·守國》:極反其常,莫進而爭,莫退而
司馬法·天子之義》:上下不伐善若此,之至也。

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