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U+9F07

Seal script

Semantic variant

Radical:+ 10 strokes = 23 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.158#13 Kangxi: p.1524#24 Cihai: p.1565r4c02 GSR: 1130.o Hanyu: v7,p4770#20
Composition:Top: , bottom: .
Mandarin:áo ㄠˊ
Cantonese:ngou4
Tang reconstruction:ngɑu
Shuowen:黽部》鼇:海大鼈也。从黽敖聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·下平聲··》鼇:海中大鼇。
Kangxi:康熙字典·黽部·》鼇:《唐韻》五牢切《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》牛刀切,𠀤音敖。《說文》海中大鱉也。《玉篇》傳曰:有神靈之鼇,背負蓬萊之山,在海中。《史記·三皇本紀》女媧氏斷鼇足,以立四極。俗作鰲,非是。
Fanqie:五勞 (《廣韻·下平聲··》)
Unihan definition:huge sea turtle

Example usage

論衡·談天》:女媧銷煉五色石以補蒼天,斷足以立四極。
列子·湯問》:之足以立四極。
淮南子·覽冥訓》:往古之時,四極廢,九州裂,天不兼覆,地不周載,火爁炎而不滅,水浩洋而不息,猛獸食顓民,鷙鳥攫老弱,於是女媧煉五色石以補蒼天,斷足以立四極。
後漢書·張衡列傳》:登蓬萊而容與兮,雖抃而不傾。
說文解字·黽部》::海大鼈也。
抱朴子·論仙》:蜉蝣校巨,日及料大椿,豈所能及哉?
藝文類聚·海水》:《晉孫綽望海賦》曰:五湖同浸,九江叢溉,抱河含濟,吞淮納泗,南控沅湘,西引涇渭,洲渚迢遞以疏屬,島嶼綿邈以牢羅,殖嵬崔之碣石,搆穹隆之䍧柯,玄奧之府,重刃之房,鱗彙萬殊,甲產無方,包隨珠,銜夜光,玳瑁熠爍以泳游,腳蠵煥爛以映漲,●貝含素而表紫,蠳螺絡舟而帶緗,青甲芬颷以微扇,玄木杳眇以舒芳,其卉木則綠苔石髮,蔓以流綿,紫莖菎綜,解以被渚,華組依波而錦披,翠綸扇風而繡舉,長鯨嶽立以截浪,虭䱜揚鬐以排流,巨贔●以冠山,烏鱯呼噏以吞舟,鵬為羽桀,鯤稱介豪,翼遮半天,背負重霄,舉翰則宇宙生風,抗鱗則四瀆起濤,考萬川以周覽,亮天池之綜緯,彌綸八荒,亙帶九地,昏明注之而不溢,尾閭洩之而不匱。
意林》:女媧鍊五色石以補蒼天,斷足以立四極。
廣韻·》::海中大
太平御覽·女媧氏》:足以立四極,黑龍水精也。
太平廣記》:搶巨之背,浪浮雪嶠,日涌火輪。
紅樓夢》:愁坤軸陷,」李紈笑道:「我替你們看熱酒去罷。
全唐詩》:登高丘而望遠海,六骨已霜,三山流安在?
康熙字典·十四》:《左思·吳都賦》巨贔負,首冠靈山。

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