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Simplified Chinese version

U+5357

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo
𡴖
Semantic variant
𡴟
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 7 strokes = 9 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.221#28 Kangxi: p.157#05 Cihai: p.217r3c01 GSR: 650.a Hanyu: v1,p0065#02
Composition:Component of: 𫡫 𪩂 𭅥 𡎜 𫧣 𬌹 𬳄 𪻳 𠄼 𫡵 [More]
Mandarin:nán ㄋㄢˊ ㄋㄚ
Cantonese:naam4
Tang reconstruction:*nom
Shuowen:𣎵部》南:草木至南方,有枝任也。从𣎵𢆉声。
Guangyun:广韵·下平声··》南:火方亦果名临海异物志云多南子大如指紫色味甘似梅又姓鲁大夫南遗也,又汉复姓九氏左传齐有南史氏其后爲姓又鲁有南宫敬叔晋国髙士全隐于南郷因以爲氏六国时有南公子著书言五行隂阳事庄子有南郭子綦又有南荣趎古有善暴背于南荣之▼之字当删▲者献之于君其后爲氏又有南伯子蔡姓苑有南野氏又有南门氏。那含切,七。
Kangxi:康熙字典·十部·》南:〔古文〕𡴖𡴟《唐韵》《集韵》《韵会》《正韵》𠀤那含切,音男。《说文》草木至南方,有枝任也。《徐曰》南方主化育,故曰主枝任也。《前汉·律历志》太阳者,南方。南,任也。阳气任养物,于时爲夏。《白虎通》八月之律,谓之南吕何。南者,任也。言阳气尚有任生荠麦也。又乐名。《·小雅》以雅以南。《韵会》南亦雅乐名,犹九夏也,南夏皆文明之方,故名南。周南召南,亦乐名。又姓。《韵会》鲁大夫南遗。《宋书·律志》班左并驰,董南齐辔。又双南,金也。《范仲淹金在熔赋》英华旣发,双南之价弥高。鼓铸未停,百鍊之功可待。又《翻译名义》合掌作礼曰和南。《淳化帖衞夫人书》衞和南。又《韵补》叶尼心切,音宁。《·邶风》远送于南。沈重读。《陆云·喜霁赋》朱明啓𠋫,凯风自南,复火正之旧司,黜后土于重隂。
Fanqie:那含 (《广韵·下平声··》)
Unihan definition:south; southern part; southward

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Example usage

论语·公冶长》:子谓容,“邦有道,不废。”
The Master said of Nan Rong that if the country were well governed he would not be out of office.
孟子·告子下》:一战胜齐,遂有阳,然且不可。
Though by a single battle you should subdue Qi, and get possession of Nan Yang, the thing ought not to be done.
礼记·缁衣》:子曰:“人有言曰:‘人而无恒,不可以为卜筮。’”
The Master said, 'The people of the south have a saying that "A man without constancy cannot be a diviner either with the tortoise-shell or the stalks."'
孝经·感应》:》云:‘自西自东,自自北,无思不服。
It is said in the Book of Poetry: From the west to the east, From the south to the north, There was not a thought but did him homage.
扬子法言》:或曰:“淮、太史公者,其多知与?”
Someone said: As for Liu An, Prince of Huainan, and the Grand Historian Sima Qian, did they not posses much knowledge?
墨子·经上》:日中,正1也。
Ri zhong (the sun at the centre/noon) is the sun being due South.
庄子·逍遥游》:是鸟也,海运则将徙于冥。
When the sea is moved (so as to bear it along), it prepares to remove to the Southern Ocean.
史记·五帝本纪》:至于江,登熊、湘。
Southward to the Yangtze river and Xiongxiang hill.
荀子·大略》:亲迎之礼,父向而立,子北面而跪,醮而命之:“往迎尔相,成我宗事,隆率以敬先妣之嗣,若则有常。”
说苑·君道》:当舜之时,有苗氏不服,其所以不服者,大山在其,殿山在其北。
春秋繁露·竹林》:大辱莫甚于去面之位而束获为虏也。
韩诗外传·卷一》:孔子游,适楚,至于阿谷之隧,有处子佩瑱而浣者。
大戴礼记·夏小正》:何不谓乡也?
白虎通德论·》:》云:“王命卿士,仲太祖。”
新书·道术》:明主者,面而正,清虚而静,令名自宣,命物自定,如鉴之应,如衡之称,有舋和之,有端随之,物鞠其极,而以当施之。
新序·善谋下》:夫关中左肴函,右陇蜀,沃野千里,有巴蜀之饶,北有故宛之利,阻三面,守一隅,东向制诸侯,诸侯安定,河渭漕挽。
中论·修本》:征吉。
孔子家语·相鲁》:先时,季氏葬昭公于墓道之
潜夫论·遏利》:伯夷、叔齐饿于首阳,白驹、介推遯逃于山谷,颜、原、公拆困馑于郊野,守志笃固,秉节不亏,宠禄不能固,威势不能移,虽有面之尊、公侯之位,德义有殆,礼义不班,挠志如芷,负心若芬,固弗为也。
论衡·命禄》:《淮书》曰:“仁鄙在时不在行,利害在命不在智。”
太玄经·玄测都序》:经则有有北,纬则有西有东。
风俗通义·六国》:至于后世,且有伉王,赤黑,龙面鸟属,须眉髭髯,大膺大匈,修下而冯上,左任介乘,奄有河室,至于休溷诸狢,伐晋别,北灭黑姑。
孔丛子·记义》:闻诸老聃:昔者虢叔、闳夭、太颠、散宜生、宫括五臣同寮,比德以赞文武。
申鉴·政体》:方其北也,遽要之则折而过
新语·无为》:昔虞舜治天下,弹五弦之琴,歌《风》之诗,寂若无治国之意,漠若无忧民之心,然天下治。
独断·卷上》:祀户之礼,面设主于门内之西行。
蔡中郎集·独断》:太傅胡公说曰:“《左氏传》有冠而絷者。”
列子·黄帝》:杨朱之沛,老聃西游于秦。
鶡冠子·环流》:斗柄东指,天下皆春,斗柄指,天下皆夏,斗柄西指,天下皆秋,斗柄北指,天下皆冬。
文子·精诚》:荣畴耻圣道而独亡于己,见老子,受教一言,精神晓灵,屯闵修达,勤苦十日不食,如享太牢,是以明照海内,名立后世,智略天地,察分秋毫,称誉华语,至今不休,此谓名可强立也。
文始真经·二柱》:彼非形者,未尝有北。
列仙传·涓子》:山安,少得其文,不能解其旨也。
鬻子》:汤之治天下也,得庆誧、伊尹、湟里且、东门虚、门蝡、西门疵、北门侧,得七大夫佐以治天下,而天下治。
韩非子·初见秦》:臣敢言之,往者齐破荆,东破宋,西服秦,北破燕,中使韩、魏,土地广而兵强,战克攻取,诏令天下。
慎子·威德》:面而王,则令行禁止。
谏逐客书》:惠王用张仪之计,拔三川之地,西并巴、蜀,北收上郡,取汉中,包九夷,制鄢、郢,东据成皋之险,割膏腴之壤,遂散六国之从,使之西面事秦,功施到今。
管子·轻重戊》:衡山械器尽,鲁削衡山之,齐削衡山之北,内自量无械器以应二敌,即奉国而归齐矣。
吴子·料敌》:武侯谓吴起曰:“今秦胁吾西,楚带吾,赵冲吾北,齐临吾东,燕绝吾后,韩据吾前。”
六韬·兵徵》:城之气出而,城不可拔。
尉缭子·天官》:北攻不能取。
海岛算经》:今有望方邑,不知大小。

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