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U+500D

Seal script

Semantic variant

Radical:+ 8 strokes = 10 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.275#1 Kangxi: p.107#19 Cihai: p.112r2c02 GSR: 999.c' Hanyu: v1,p0183#04
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𡏧 𡻓 𣻃 𭉩 𬯑 𦟋 𠍭 𫂕 𫏚 𪬽 𫑒 𬱎
Mandarin:bèi ㄅㄟˋ
Cantonese:pui5
Tang reconstruction:bhəǐ
Shuowen:人部》倍:反也。从人咅聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·上聲··》倍:子本等也。薄亥切,三。
Kangxi:康熙字典·人部·》倍:〔古文〕俖《集韻》補妹切,音背。《說文》反也。《禮·緇衣》信以結之,則民不倍。《淮南子·人閒訓》單豹倍世離俗,巖居谷飮。又鄙俗也。《論語》斯遠鄙倍矣。又物財人事加等曰倍。《·說卦》利市三倍。《·大雅》如賈三倍。《·周官》夏商官倍,亦克用乂。又《左傳·僖三十年》燭之武曰:焉用亡鄭以倍鄰。《註》益也。又《越絕書》計倪曰:以智論之,以決斷之,以道佐之,斷長續短,一歲再倍,其次一倍。又《韓愈·韓滂墓誌》滂讀書倍文,功力兼人。《註》倍文,謂背本暗記也。《周禮註》倍文曰諷,韓語本此。又《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》𠀤蒲枚切,音裴。《賈子·容經篇》諺曰:君子重襲,小人無由入。正人十倍,邪僻無由來。又倍尾,山名,通作陪。又倍阿,鬼名。《莊子·達生篇》東北方之下者,倍阿鮭蠪躍之。《林獻齋註》屋中東方之鬼也。緇原字从𡿧。
Fanqie:薄亥 (《廣韻·上聲··》)
Unihan definition:times, fold, multiple times

Example usage

論語·泰伯》:出辭氣,斯遠鄙矣。
And that in his words and tones he keep far from lowness and impropriety.
孟子·告子上》:或相蓰而無算者,不能盡其才者也
Men differ from one another in regard to them - some as much again as others, some five times as much, and some to an incalculable amount - it is because they cannot carry out fully their natural powers.
禮記·三年問》:曰:加隆焉爾也,焉使之,故再期也。
The answer is - From the wish to make it greater and more impressive, the time is doubled, and so embraces two round years.
揚子法言》:曰:「藺相如申秦而屈廉頗,欒布之不,朱家之不德,直不疑之不校,韓安國之通使。」
Yangzi said: Lin Ziangru acting as emissary to Qin and yielding to Lian Po; Luan Bu not changing his mind; Zhu Jia not seeking a reward; Zhi Buyi not correcting accusations against him; and Han Anguo being a envoy throughout the empire.
論衡·率性》:孔門弟子七十之徒,皆任卿相之用,被服聖教,文才雕琢,知能十,教訓之功而漸漬之力也。
The seventy disciples of the school of Confucius were each of them able to creditably fill the post of a minister of state. Conforming to the holy doctrines, they became accomplished scholars, and their knowledge and skill grew tenfold. This was the result of teaching; thus latent faculties were gradually developed.
墨子·經上》:,為二也。
Bei (doubling) is making two of them.
莊子·養生主》:是遁天情,忘其所受,古者謂之遁天之刑。
And this was a hiding from himself of his Heaven (-nature), and an excessive indulgence of his (human) feelings; a forgetting of what he had received (in being born); what the ancients called the punishment due to neglecting the Heaven (-nature).
道德經》:絕聖棄智,民利百
If we could renounce our sageness and discard our wisdom, it would be better for the people a hundredfold.
商君書·墾令》:壹山澤,則惡農慢惰欲之民無所於食。
If mountains and moors are brought into one hand, then the people who hate agriculture, the tardy and lazy and those who desire double profit, will have no means of subsistence.
孫子兵法·謀攻》:故用兵之法,十則圍之,五則攻之,則分之,敵則能戰之,少則能守之,不若則能避之。
It is the rule in war, if our forces are ten to the enemy's one, to surround him; if five to one, to attack him; if twice as numerous, to divide our army into two. If equally matched, we can offer battle; if slightly inferior in numbers, we can avoid the enemy; if quite unequal in every way, we can flee from him.
荀子·大略》:言而不稱師謂之畔,教而不稱師謂之
說苑·談叢》:響不能獨為聲,影不能曲為直,物必以其類及,故君子慎言出己。
春秋繁露·爵國》:諸侯之數也。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:傳曰:不仁之至忽其親,不忠之至其君,不信之至欺其友。
大戴禮記·禮察》:喪祭之禮廢,則臣子之恩薄,而死忘生之禮眾矣。
白虎通德論·》:其地半者其數,制地之理體也,多少不相配。
新書·大政上》:故一功疑,則必弗也,故愚民可勸也。
新序·善謀下》:高皇帝疑,問左右大臣,皆山東人,多勸上都雒陽,東有成皋,西有肴澠,河海,嚮伊洛,其固亦足恃,且周數百年,秦二世而亡,不如都周。
孔子家語·好生》:眾寡均而人功己焉,君子恥之。
潛夫論·浮侈》:剋削綺縠,寸竊八采,以成榆葉、無窮、水波之文,碎刺縫紩,詐為笥囊、裙䙏、衣被,費繒百縑,用功十
太玄經·》:次五,明仮光,觸蒙昏。
風俗通義·六國》:嘗以十之地、百萬之軍攻秦。
孔叢子·廣度》:跬,謂之歩。
列子·說符》:宋元召而使見其技,以雙枝長其身,屬其脛,並趨並馳,弄七劍,迭而躍之,五劍常在空中。
鶡冠子·近迭》:鶡冠子曰:「行枉則禁,反正則舍,是故不殺降人,主道所高,莫貴約束,得地失信,聖王弗據,言負約,各將有故。」
文子·道原》:「多聞數窮,不如守中」,「絕學無憂」,「絕聖棄智,民利百」。
老子河上公章句》:民利百
韓非子·有度》:詐說逆法,主強諫,臣不謂忠。
管子·輕重戊》:管子對曰:「公其令人貴買衡山之械器而賣之,燕代必從公而買之,秦趙聞之,必與公爭之,衡山之械器,必其賈,天下爭之,衡山械器,必什以上。」
吳子·料敵》:能審料此,可以擊
六韜·軍勢》:故事半而功焉。
尉繚子·守權》:豪傑雄俊,堅甲利兵,勁弩強矢,盡在郭中,乃收窖廩,毀拆而入保,令客氣十百,而主之氣不半焉。
九章算術·商功》:所得之,減上廣,餘即下廣。
孫子算經·卷中》:今有女子善織,日自
周髀算經·卷上》:欲知次衡徑,而增內衡之徑。
淮南子·繆稱訓》:今釋正而追曲,是而從眾,是與俗儷走,而內無繩,故聖人反己而弗由也。
呂氏春秋·觀表》:衛三十里,聞甯喜之難作,右宰穀臣死之
鬼谷子·捭闔》:益損、去就、反,皆以陰陽御其事。
尹文子·大道上》:請加,乃與之。
鄧析子·無厚》:人齊而得時,則力敵而功
史記·周本紀》:劓辟疑赦,其罰灑,閱實其罪。

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