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U+5175

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo
𠈯
Semantic variant
𠡿
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 5 strokes = 7 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.186#33 Kangxi: p.127#10 Cihai: p.162r1c02 GSR: 759.a Hanyu: v1,p0244#04
Composition:Component of: 𠓫 𠡥 𨛪 𠴇 𡇥 𦛼 𪻤 𠔦 𧇀 𨴴
Mandarin:bīng ㄅㄧㄥ
Cantonese:bing1
Tang reconstruction:*biæng biæng
Shuowen:𠬞部》兵:械也。从廾持斤,并力之皃。
Guangyun:廣韻·下平聲··》兵:戎也,周禮有司兵掌五兵五盾丗本曰蚩尤以金作兵器也。甫明切,一。
Kangxi:康熙字典·八部·》兵:〔古文〕𠈯𠡿《唐韻》甫明切《集韻》《韻會》晡明切《正韻》補明切,𠀤丙平聲。《說文》械也。《增韻》戎器也。《世本》蚩尤以金作兵。兵有五,一弓,二殳,三矛,四戈,五戟。又執兵器從戎者曰兵。《禮·月令》命將帥選士厲兵。《周禮·夏官》中秋敎治兵。《廣韻》戎也。又擊敵曰兵之。《左傳·定十年》公會齊景公于夾谷,齊犁彌使萊人以兵劫公。孔子以公退,曰:士兵之。《註》命士官擊萊人也。又《禮·曲禮》死𡨥曰兵。《註》言能捍國難爲𡨥所殺者,謂爲兵也。又必良切,音浜。《詩·衞風》擊鼓其鏜,踴躍用兵。土國城漕,我獨南行。《史記·天官書》五星同色,天下偃兵,百姓寧昌。《白虎通》武王望羊,是謂攝揚。盱目𨻰兵,天下富昌。◎按兵古音必良切,自《魏·王粲·刀銘》相時隂陽,制兹利兵。始與淸、呈、形、靈爲韻。《𨻰思王·孟冬篇》武官誡田,講旅統兵。與淸、停爲韻。《贈丁儀王粲》詩:皇佐揚天惠,四海無交兵。與淸、城、名、聲爲韻。《明帝·苦寒行》雖有吳蜀𡨥,春秋足耀兵。與齡、纓爲韻。又《韻補》叶犇謨切,音逋。《道藏歌》解帶天皇寢,停駕高上兵。玉眞啓角節,翊衞自相扶。
Fanqie:甫明 (《廣韻·下平聲··》)
Unihan definition:soldier, troops

Example usage

論語·顏淵》:
The requisites of government are that there be sufficiency of food, sufficiency of military equipment.
孟子·告子下》:曰:「吾聞秦楚構,我將見楚王說而罷之。」
Keng replied, 'I have heard that Qin and Chu are fighting together, and I am going to see the king of Chu and persuade him to cease hostilities.'
禮記·緇衣》:《兌命》曰:『惟口起羞,惟甲胄起,惟衣裳在笥,惟干戈省厥躬。』
It is said in the Charge to Yue (III, viii, Sect. 2, 4), "It is the mouth which gives occasion to shame; they are the coat of mail and helmet which give occasion to war. The upper robes and lower garments (for reward) should not be taken (lightly from) their chests; before spear and shield are used, one should examine himself."
孝經·紀孝行》:居上而驕則亡,為下而亂則刑,在醜而爭則
In a high situation pride leads to ruin; in a low situation insubordination leads to punishment; among equals quarrelsomeness leads to the wielding of weapons.
揚子法言》:狙詐之家曰:「狙詐之計,不戰而屈人,堯舜也。」
The tacticians say: By planning tactics, one does not have to fight and can reduce the other's troops to submission. This was the way of Yao and Shun.
莊子·人間世》:昔者堯攻叢枝、胥敖,禹攻有扈,國為虛厲,身為刑戮,其用不止,其求實无已。
(Again), Yao anciently attacked (the states of) Cong-qi and Xu-ao, and Yu attacked the ruler of Hu. Those states were left empty, and with no one to continue their population, the people being exterminated. They had engaged in war without ceasing; their craving for whatever they could get was insatiable.
道德經》:以道佐人主者,不以強天下。
He who would assist a lord of men in harmony with the Dao will not assert his mastery in the kingdom by force of arms.
商君書·更法》:禮法以時而定,制令各順其宜,甲器備各便其用。
As rites and laws were fixed in accordance with what was opportune, regulations and orders were all expedient, and weapons, armour, implements and equipment were all practical.
孫子兵法·始計》:孫子曰:者,國之大事,死生之地,存亡之道,不可不察也。
Sunzi said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected.
荀子·大略》:非其人而教之,齎盜糧,借賊也。
說苑·雜言》:譬之猶渴而穿井,臨難而後鑄,雖疾從而不及也。
春秋繁露·竹林》:今縱不能如是,奈何其父卒未逾年即以喪舉也。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:少以敵眾,弱以侮強,忿不量力者,共殺之。
大戴禮記·主言》:是以革不動而威,用利不施而親,此之謂『明主之守也,折衝乎千里之外』,此之謂也。
白虎通德論·禮樂》:武王起,前歌後舞。
新書·耳痺》:提邦以伐楚,五戰而五勝,伏尸數十萬,城郢之門,執高,傷五藏之實,毀十龍之鍾,撻平王之墓。
新序·善謀下》:雖彭越、陳狶、盧綰之謀,九江燕代之,及吳楚之難,關東之,雖百萬之師,猶不能以為害者,由保仁德之惠,守關中之固也。
中論·曆數》:自是之後,戰國搆,更相吞滅,專以爭強、攻取為務。
孔子家語·相魯》:獻酢既畢,齊使萊人以鼓謲,劫定公。
潛夫論·忠貴》:禹繼父位,山、雲屏事,諸壻專典禁,婚姻本族。
論衡·命義》:晏子所遭,可謂大矣,直指胸,白刃加頸,蹈死亡之地,當劍戟之鋒,執死得生還。
太玄經·》:初一,冥始,火入耳,農輟馬穀,尸將班于田。
風俗通義·五伯》:莊王僭號,自下摩上,觀京師,問鼎輕重,恃彊肆忿,幾亡宋國,易子析骸,厥禍亦巨。
孔叢子·儒服》:子高適魏,會秦將至。
申鑒·時事》:若今依此科而崇其制,置尚武之官,以司馬法選位,秩比博士,講司馬之典,簡蒐狩之事,掌軍功爵賞,小統於五校,大統於太尉,既周時務,禮亦宜之,周之末葉,革繁矣,莫亂於秦,民不荒殄。
新語·無為》:秦始皇帝設,為車裂之誅,以斂姦邪,築長城於戎境,以備胡、越,征大吞小,威震天下,將帥橫行,以服外國,蒙恬討亂於外,李斯治法於內,事逾煩,天下逾亂,法逾滋而姦逾熾,馬益設而敵人逾多,秦非不欲為治,然失之者,乃舉措暴眾,而用刑太極故也。
獨斷·卷上》:天子必有近臣,執陳于陛側以戒不虞。
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:冬至陽氣始,起,麋鹿解角,故寢鼓,身欲寧,志欲靜,不聽事,送迎五日,臘者,歲終大祭,縱吏民宴飲,非迎氣,故但送不迎。
墨子·經說上》:1立反中、志工,正也。
列子·黃帝》:老聃曰:「彊則滅。」
鶡冠子·近迭》:鶡冠子曰:「先。」
文子·道原》:循道理之數,因天地之然,即六合不足均也,聽失於非譽,目淫於綵女,禮亶不足以放愛,誠心可以懷遠,故莫憯乎志,鏌铮為下寇,莫大於陰陽,而枹鼓為細,所謂大寇伏尸不言節,中寇藏於山,小寇遯於民間。
文始真經·三極》:師戰蟻,置
列仙傳·呂尚》:已而,果得鈐於魚腹中
老子河上公章句》:不以強天下。
韓非子·初見秦》:然而甲頓,士民病,蓄積索,田疇荒,囷倉虛,四鄰諸侯不服,霸王之名不成,此無異故,其謀臣皆不盡其忠也。
慎子·逸文》:藏甲之國,必有遁。
諫逐客書》:臣聞地廣者粟多,國大者人眾,彊則士勇。
管子·輕重戊》:桓公問於管子曰:「楚者,山東之強國也,其人民習戰鬥之道,舉伐之,恐力不能過,弊於楚,功不成於周,為之奈何?」
吳子·圖國》:吳起儒服以機見魏文侯。
六韜·上賢》:相不能富國強、調和陰陽以安萬乘之主,正群臣,定名實,明賞罰,樂萬民,非吾相也。

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