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U+52C7

Seal script

Radical:+ 7 strokes = 9 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.238#26 Kangxi: p.147#35 Cihai: p.195r4c01 GSR: 1185.k Hanyu: v1,p0372#07
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𠋀 𪰵 𪳆 𬍺 𧍛 𫍃 𠁜 𩜳 𩔘
Mandarin:yǒng ㄩㄥˇ
Cantonese:jung5 jung6
Tang reconstruction:*iǒng
Shuowen:力部》勇:气也。从力甬聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·上聲··》勇:猛也。《說文》作勈气也。余隴切,十五。
Kangxi:康熙字典·力部·》勇:《唐韻》余隴切《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》尹竦切,𠀤音涌。《說文》氣也。一曰健也。从力,甬聲。《玉篇》果決也。《廣韻》猛也。《增韻》銳也,果敢也。《左傳·文二年》共用之謂勇。《論語》勇者不懼。《老子·道德經》慈故能勇,儉故能廣。
考證:〔《說文》氣也。一曰,健也。从力,甬聲。勇者,用也,共用之謂勇。〕謹按勇者用也說文無此語。共用之謂勇係左傳文,亦非說文。謹改爲左傳文二年共用之謂勇,移在論語二字上。
Fanqie:余隴 (《廣韻·上聲··》)
Unihan definition:brave, courageous, fierce

Example usage

論語·為政》:見義不為,無也。
To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage.
孟子·萬章下》:志士不忘在溝壑,士不忘喪其元。
"The determined officer never forgets that his end may be in a ditch or a stream; the brave officer never forgets that he may lose his head."
禮記·檀弓上》:縣賁父曰:「他日不敗績,而今敗績,是無也。」
Xiun Ben-fu said, 'On no other occasion did such a disaster occur; that it has occurred to-day is owing to my want of courage.'
揚子法言》:或問「」。
Someone asked about courage.
論衡·率性》:世稱子路無恆之庸人,未入孔門時,戴雞佩豚,猛無禮。
'Who is generally reported to have been a common and unsteady individual. Before he became Confucius' pupil, he wore a feather hat and a pig skin belt. He was brutal and unmannerly.
墨子·經上》:,志之所以敢也。
Yong (courage) is that by which intent is daring.
莊子·德充符》:士一人,雄入於九軍。
How the heroic spirit of a single brave soldier has been thrown into an army of nine hosts.
道德經》:慈故能
With that gentleness I can be bold.
商君書·去強》:怯民使以刑必民使以賞則死。
But a fearful people, stimulated by penalties, will become brave, and a brave people, encouraged by rewards, will fight to the death.
孫子兵法·始計》:將者,智,信,仁,,嚴也。
The Commander stands for the virtues of wisdom, sincerity, benevolence, courage and strictness.
荀子·大略》:疏知而不法,辨察而操僻,果而無禮,君子之所憎惡也。
說苑·脩文》:吾欲得天下士,與之圖國。
春秋繁露·服制像》:君子顯之於服,而武者消其誌於貌也矣。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:亡而不死,非也。
大戴禮記》:夸而無恥,彊而無憚,好而忍人者,君子不與也。
白虎通德論·情性》:仁者不忍,故以膽斷也,是以肝膽二者必有也。
新書·道術》:持節不恐謂之,反為怯。
新序·善謀下》:曰然,大王自斷仁悍強,庸與項王?
中論·虛道》:決過人,未足貴也。
孔子家語·儒行解》:鷙蟲攫搏不程其,引重鼎不程其力。
潛夫論·讚學》:夫此四子者,耳目聰明,忠信廉,未必無儔也,而及其成名立績,德音令問不已,而有所以然,夫何故哉?
太玄經·》:測曰,「䎡其心」、中無也。
風俗通義》:歸求士荊軻、秦武陽,函樊於期之首,貢督亢之地圖。
孔叢子·儒服》:子高曰:「命謀之將以禦敵,先使之迎於敵所從來之方,為壇祈克乎『五帝』,衣服隨其方色,執事人數從其方之數,牲則用其方之牲。」
申鑒·俗嫌》:曰:「力稱烏獲,捷言羌、亥,期賁、育,聖云仲尼,壽稱彭祖,物有俊傑,不可誣也。」
忠經·辨忠章》:忠而能,則國難清。
新語·輔政》:故懷剛者久而缺,持柔者久而長,躁疾者為厥速,遲重者為常存,尚者為悔近,溫厚者行寬舒,懷促急者必有所虧,柔懦者制剛強,小慧者不可以禦大,小辯者不可以說眾,商賈巧為販賣之利,而屈為貞良,邪臣好為詐偽,自媚飾非,而不能為公方,藏其端巧,逃其事功。
獨斷·卷下》:帝謚:違拂不成曰隱,靖民則法曰黃,翼善傳聖曰堯,仁聖盛明曰舜,殘人多壘曰桀,殘義損善曰紂,慈惠愛親曰孝,愛民好與曰惠,聖善同文曰宣,聲聞宣遠曰昭,克定禍亂曰武,聰明睿智曰獻,溫柔聖善曰懿,布德執義曰穆,仁義說民曰元,安仁立政曰神,布綱治紀曰平,亂而不損曰靈,保民耆艾曰明,辟土有德曰襄,貞心大度曰匡,大慮慈民曰定,知過能改曰恭,不生其國曰聲,一德不懈曰簡,夙興夜寐曰敬,清白自守曰貞,柔德好眾曰靖,安樂治民曰康,小心畏忌曰僖,中身早折曰悼,慈仁和民曰順,好致力曰莊,恭人短折曰哀,在國逢難曰愍,名實過爽曰繆,壅遏不通曰幽,暴虐無親曰厲,致志大圖曰景,辟土兼國曰桓,經緯天地曰文,執義揚善曰懷,短折不成曰殤,去禮遠眾曰煬,怠政外交曰攜,治典不敷曰祈。
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:帝謚:違拂不成曰隱,靖民則法曰黃,翼善傳聖曰堯,仁聖盛明曰舜,殘人多壘曰桀,殘義損善曰紂,慈惠愛親曰孝,愛民好與曰惠,聖善同文曰宣,聲聞宣遠曰昭,克定禍亂曰武,聰明睿智曰獻,溫柔聖善曰懿,布德執義曰穆,仁義說民曰元,安仁立政曰神,布綱治紀曰平,亂而不損曰靈,保民耆艾曰明,辟土有德曰襄,貞心大度曰匡,大慮慈民曰定,知過能改曰恭,不生其國曰聲,一德不懈曰簡,夙興夜寐曰敬,清白自守曰貞,柔德好眾曰靖,安樂治民曰康,小心畏忌曰僖,中身早折曰悼,慈仁和民曰順,好致力曰莊,恭人短折曰哀,在國逢難曰愍,名實過爽曰繆,壅遏不通曰幽,暴虐無親曰厲,致志大圖曰景,辟土兼國曰桓,經緯天地曰文,執義揚善曰懷,短折不成曰殤,去禮遠眾曰煬,怠政外交曰攜,治典不敷曰祈。
列子·黃帝》:康王蹀足謦欬,疾言曰:「寡人之所說者,有力也,不說為仁義者也。」
鶡冠子·天則》:臨利而後可以見信,臨財而後可以見仁,臨難而後可以見,臨事而後可以見術數之士。
文子·精誠》:不言之令,不視之見,聖人所以為師也,民之化上,不從其言從其所行,故人君好,弗使鬥爭而國家多難,其漸必有劫殺之亂矣。
文始真經·六匕》:關尹子曰:「耕夫習牛則獷,獵夫習虎則,漁夫習水則沈,戰夫習馬則健,萬物可為我。」
老子河上公章句》:亦不可得而害,不與貪爭利,不與爭氣。
韓非子·主道》:而不以怒,使群臣盡其武。
申不害·大體》:今人君之力,非賢乎烏獲、彭祖,而非賢乎孟賁、成荊也。
慎子·逸文》:有長幼之禮,無怯之禮。
諫逐客書》:臣聞地廣者粟多,國大者人眾,兵彊則士
管子·山至數》:謀士盡其慮,智士盡其知,士輕其死,請士所謂妄言也。
公孫龍子·跡府》:是時齊王好
吳子·圖國》:有扈氏之君,恃眾好,以喪其社稷。

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