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U+534A

Seal script

Jinwen

Radical:+ 3 strokes = 5 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.404#27 Kangxi: p.156#07 Cihai: p.214r5c02 GSR: 181.a Hanyu: v1,p0046#01
Composition:Component of: 𨚚 𡛤 𡶡 𢏑 𢘤 𫧟 𨒃 𠰢 [More]
Mandarin:bàn ㄅㄢˋ
Cantonese:bun3
Tang reconstruction:bɑ̀n
Shuowen:半部》半:物中分也。从八从牛。牛為物大,可以分也。凡半之屬皆从半。
Guangyun:廣韻·去聲··》半:物中分也。博慢切,七。
Kangxi:康熙字典·十部·》半:《唐韻》《集韻》《韻會》𠀤博漫切,般去聲。《說文》物中分也。从八从牛。牛爲物大,可以分也。《易·繫辭》思過半矣。《禮·學記》不善學者,師勤而功半。《韓非子·內儲篇》疑也者,以爲可者半,不可者半。又《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》𠀤普半切,音泮。大片也。《前漢·李陵傳》令軍士人持二升糒,一半冰。《註》師古曰:半,讀曰判。判,大片也。又《韻補》叶𤰞眠切,音鞭。《道藏謌》遊雲落太陽,颰景凌三天。千秋似淸旦,萬歲猶日半。
Fanqie:博慢 (《廣韻·去聲··》)
Unihan definition:half

Example usage

論語·鄉黨》:必有寢衣,長一身有
He required his sleeping dress to be half as long again as his body.
孟子·滕文公下》:井上有李,螬食實者過矣,匍匐往將食之,三咽,然後耳有聞,目有見。
Over a well there grew a plum-tree, the fruit of which had been more than half eaten by worms. He crawled to it, and tried to eat some of the fruit, when, after swallowing three mouthfuls, he recovered his sight and hearing.
禮記·投壺》:司射進度壺,間以二矢,反位,設中,東面,執八算興。
The superintendent of the archery comes forward, and measures the distance of the pot (from the mats), which should be a space of the length of two and a half arrows. He then returns to his station, sets forth the stand for the tallies, and with his face to the east, takes eight counters and stands up.
揚子法言》:至《》之不備過矣,而習者不知,惜乎《》序之不如《》也。
But the Book of Documents does not provide over half the text, and even those who study it do not know what is missing. It's a pity that the preface to the Book of Documents is not as good as that of the Yijing.
莊子·大宗師》:然而夜有力者負之而走,昧者不知也。
But at midnight there shall come a strong man and carry it off on his back, while you in the dark know nothing about it.
商君書·農戰》:居者,危。
Where half farms and half is idle, the state will be in peril.
孫子兵法·軍爭》:五十里而爭利,則蹶上將軍,其法至。
If you march fifty li in order to outmaneuver the enemy, you will lose the leader of your first division, and only half your force will reach the goal.
荀子·富國》:不知節用裕民則民貧,民貧則田瘠以穢,田瘠以穢則出實不
說苑·權謀》:在軍,食熟者而後食。
春秋繁露》:親白統,故日分夜,夜朝正。
韓詩外傳·卷二》:昔者、宋之桓司馬得罪於宋君,出於魯,其馬佚而𩥇吾園,而食吾園之葵,是歲、吾聞園人亡利之
大戴禮記·投壺》:壺去席二矢,矢以柘若棘,無去其皮,大七分。
白虎通德論·》:其地者其數倍,制地之理體也,多少不相配。
新書·連語》:梁嘗有疑獄,以為當罪,以為不當。
新序·刺奢》:曰:「臣聞天與地相去萬五千里,今王因而之,當起七千五百里之臺,高既如是,其趾須方八千里,盡王之地,不足以為臺趾。」
中論·曆數》:至孝章皇帝,年曆踈闊,不及天時,及更用四分曆舊法,元起庚辰,至靈帝四分曆,猶復後天■■日,於是會稽都尉劉洪更造乾象曆,以追日月星辰之行,考之天文,於今為密。
孔子家語》:祭之日,樂與哀,饗之必樂,已至必哀,孝子之情也。
潛夫論·斷訟》:是故原官察之所以務念,臣主之所以憂勞者,其本皆鄉亭之所治者,太詐欺之所生也。
論衡·無形》:牛壽馬,馬壽人,然則牛、馬之形與人異矣。
太玄經·》:次七,麃而而,戴禍顏而。
風俗通義·六國》:居二日,簡子寤。
孔叢子·廣量》:釜二有,謂之藪。
申鑒·雜言下》:唯上智下愚不移,其次善惡交爭,於是教扶其善,法抑其惡,得施之九品,從教者,畏刑者四分之三,其不移大數,九分之一也。
新語·辨惑》:,臣言鹿,言馬
獨斷·卷上》:先帝故事,所至見長吏三老官屬,親臨軒,作樂,賜食皁帛越巾刀珮帶,民爵有級數,或賜田租之,是故謂之幸,皆非其所當得而得之。
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:如今幘而已。
墨子·經下》:,弗𣃈,則不動。
列子·周穆王》:魯有儒生,自媒能治之,華子之妻子以居產之請其方。
鶡冠子·天權》:故一蚋蠶膚,不寐至旦,糠入目,四方弗治。
文子·下德》:善用兵者,先弱敵而後戰,故費不而功十倍。
文始真經·四符》:魂魄之,則在人間。
列仙傳·鹿皮公》:淄水來,三下呼宗族家室,得六十餘人,令上山
韓非子·十過》:見其女樂而說之,設酒張飲,日以聽樂,終歲不遷,牛馬死。
管子·輕重丁》:行令歲,萬民聞之,舍其作業,而為囷京以藏菽粟五穀者過,桓公問管子曰:「此其何故也?」
吳子·料敵》:八曰陳而未定,舍而未畢,行阪涉險,出。
六韜·軍勢》:故事而功倍焉。
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,令客氣十百倍,而主之氣不焉。
海島算經》:當東表之北卻行五步,遙望邑西北隅,入索東端二丈二尺六寸
九章算術·盈不足》:今有共買璡,人出,盈四。
孫子算經·卷中》:之,甲得一百三十五,乙得一百五,丙得八十四。
周髀算經·卷上》:既方之外,其一矩。

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