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U+9AD8

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Alternate form
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 0 strokes = 10 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.155#9 Kangxi: p.1451#26 Cihai: p.1514r4c03 GSR: 1129.a Hanyu: v7,p4593#01
Composition:Component of: 𫘵 𠞟 𢲤 𪨓 𩪿 𩫀 𡎲 𤠖 𡠀 [More]
Mandarin:gāo gào ㄍㄠ ㄍㄠˋ
Cantonese:gou1
Tang reconstruction:*gɑu
Shuowen:高部》高:崇也。象臺觀高之形。从冂、口。與倉、舍同意。凡高之屬皆从高。
Kangxi:康熙字典·高部·高部》高:《廣韻》古勞切《集韻》《韻會》居勞切,𠀤音羔。《說文》崇也。象臺觀高之形。从冂口。與倉舍同意。《易·繫辭》𤰞高以𨻰,貴賤位矣。《註》高謂天體也。《又》崇高莫大乎富貴。又《史記·高祖紀註》張晏曰:禮諡法,無高以爲功,最高而爲漢帝之太祖,故特起名焉。又地名。《前漢·地理志》沛郡高縣。又姓。《史記·仲尼弟子傳》高柴。又《集韻》《韻會》𠀤居号切,音誥。度高曰高。《左傳·隱元年·都城過百雉註》一雉之牆,長三丈,高一丈。《釋文》高,古報反。又如字。又叶居侯切,音鉤。《柳宗元·柳評事墓銘》柳侯之分,在北爲高,充于史氏,世相重侯。又叶居何切。《蘇黃門·嚴顏𥓓》相傳昔者嚴太守,刻石千歲字已譌。嚴顏生平吾不記,獨憶城破節最高。《韻會》俗作髙。
Unihan definition:high, tall; lofty, elevated

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Example usage

論語·公冶長》:子曰:「孰謂微生直?」
The Master said, "Who says of Wei Sheng Gao that he is upright?"
孟子·盡心上》:公孫丑曰:「道則矣,美矣,宜若登天然,似不可及也。」
Gong Sun Chou said, 'Lofty are your principles and admirable, but to learn them may well be likened to ascending the heavens - something which cannot be reached.'
禮記·深衣》:袼之下,可以運肘。
The sleeve was joined to the body of the dress at the arm-pit, so as to allow the freest movement of the elbow-joint.
孝經·諸侯》:在上不驕,而不危。
Above others, and yet free from pride, they dwell on high, without peril.
揚子法言》:曰:「川有瀆,山有嶽,而且大者,眾人所不能踰也。」
Yangzi said: Among streams there are great rivers; among mountains there are great peaks. The high and the great, these are what the common man cannot surpass.
墨子·經上》:平,同也。
Ping (level/flat) is of the same height.
莊子·逍遙遊》:東西跳梁,不避下。
East and west it leaps about, avoiding neither what is high nor what is low.
道德經》:故有無相生,難易相成,長短相較,下相傾,音聲相和,前後相隨。
So it is that existence and non-existence give birth the one to (the idea of) the other; that difficulty and ease produce the one (the idea of) the other; that length and shortness fashion out the one the figure of the other; that (the ideas of) height and lowness arise from the contrast of the one with the other; that the musical notes and tones become harmonious through the relation of one with another; and that being before and behind give the idea of one following another.
商君書·更法》:且夫有人之行者,固見負於世。
Moreover, he who conducts himself as an outstanding man is, as a matter of course, disapproved of by the world.
荀子·大略》:咸、感也,以下下,以男下女,柔上而剛下。
說苑·脩文》:公孟子見顓孫子莫曰:「敢問君子之禮何如?」
春秋繁露·竹林》:》云:「宗諒暗,三年不言。」
韓詩外傳·卷一》:故日月不,則所照不遠。
大戴禮記·夏小正》:言雪澤之無下也。
白虎通德論·》:尚書》曰「宗諒陰三年」是也。
新書·脩政語上》:帝嚳曰:德莫於博愛人,而政莫於博利人,故政莫大於信,治莫大於仁,吾慎此而已矣。
新序·善謀下》:呂后乃使建成侯呂澤劫留侯曰:「君常為上計,今日欲易太子,君安得河臥?」
中論·治學》:故學者如登山焉,動而益
孔子家語·問禮》:及其死也,升屋而號,曰:『!』
潛夫論·讚學》:》云:「山仰止,景行行止。
論衡·命義》:貴或秩有下,富或貲有多少,皆星位尊卑小大之所授也。
太玄經·》:上九,崇崇山,下有川波其,人有輯航,可與過其。
風俗通義》:綴文之士,雜襲龍鱗,訓註說難,轉相陵,積如丘山,可謂繁富者矣。
孔叢子·廣詁》:隆、巢、岸、峻,也。
申鑒·政體》:以侈為博,以伉為,以濫為通,遵禮謂之劬,守法謂之固,此荒國之風也。
素書·原始章》:是以其道足,而名重於後代。
新語·道基》:禹乃決江䟽河,通之四瀆,致之於海,大小相引,下相受,百川順流,各歸其所,然後人民得去險,處平土。
獨斷·卷上》:祖受命,功德宜之,因而不改也。
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:卻敵冠、前四寸,通長四寸,後三寸,監門衛士服之,《禮》無文。
列子·黃帝》:列子師老商氏,友伯子。
鶡冠子·天則》:天居而耳卑者,此之謂也。
文子·道原》:夫道者,不可極,深不可測,苞裹天地,稟受無形,原流泏泏,沖而不盈,濁以靜之徐清,施之無窮,無所朝夕,表之不盈一握,約而能張,幽而能明,柔而能剛,含陰吐陽,而章三光
文始真經·一宇》:關尹子曰:「不知道,妄意卜者,如射覆盂:之存金、存玉,中之存角、存羽,卑之存瓦、存石。」
列仙傳·赤松子》:辛時,復為雨師。
老子河上公章句》:名可名,謂富貴尊榮,世之名也。
韓非子·有度》:故繩直而枉木斲,準夷而科削,權衡縣而重益輕,斗石設而多益少。
申不害·大體》:今人君之所以為城郭,用謹門閭之閉者,為寇戎盜賊之至也。
慎子·威德》:弩弱而矰者,乘於風也。
管子·輕重丁》:善為國者,守其國之財,湯之以下,注之以徐疾,一可以為百,未嘗籍求於民,而使用若河海,終則有始,此謂守物而御天下也。
公孫龍子·跡府》:穿曰:「素聞先生誼,願為弟子久,但不取先生以白馬為非馬耳!」
孫子兵法·虛實》:故我欲戰,敵雖壘深溝,不得不與我戰者,攻其所必救也。

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