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Chinese Text Project

U+552F

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Radical:+ 8 strokes = 11 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.55#51 p.250#14 Kangxi: p.193#17 Cihai: p.277r1c02 GSR: 575.i Hanyu: v1,p0642#05
Composition:Left: , right: . Compositionally related: . Component of: 𣼲 𧐌 𪄼 𬟢
Mandarin:wéi wěi ㄨㄟˊ ㄨㄟˇ
Cantonese:wai2 wai4
Tang reconstruction:*ui
Shuowen:口部》唯:諾也。从口隹聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·上平聲··》唯:獨也。又以癸切。
廣韻·上聲··》唯:諾也,以水切。又音惟。八。
Kangxi:康熙字典·口部·》唯:《廣韻》以追切《集韻》《韻會》夷隹切,𠀤音惟。《玉篇》唯,獨也。《集韻》專辭。《易·乾卦》其唯聖人乎。《·小雅》唯酒食是議。《韻會》六經惟維唯三字皆通。作語辭。又縣名。《前漢·地理志》益州郡來唯縣。又《集韻》視隹切,音垂。與誰同。何也。又《唐韻》以水切《集韻》《韻會》愈水切,𠀤音𨗨。《說文》諾也。《禮·曲禮》必慎唯諾。《釋文》唯,于癸反。徐,于比反。沈,以水反。《又》父召無諾,先生召無諾,唯而起。又《內則》能言,男唯,女兪。《戰國策》范睢曰唯唯。又《·齊風》其魚唯唯。《傳》唯唯,出入不制也。《箋》唯唯,行相隨順之貌。《釋文》唯,維癸反。沈,養水反。《韓詩》作遺遺,言不能制也。
Fanqie:以追 (《廣韻·上平聲··》) 以癸 (《廣韻·上平聲··》) 以水 (《廣韻·上聲··》)
Unihan definition:only; yes

CTP Dictionary


wéi ㄨㄟˊ (1): 只,只有。 Only, exclusively.
論語·里仁》:子曰:「仁者能好人,能惡人。」
The Master said, "It is only the (truly) virtuous man, who can love, or who can hate, others."
史記》:今齊[湣王]已益弱,方今秦雄天下,此非必貪邯鄲,其意欲復求為帝。
春秋左傳》:曰:我知女,女專利而不厭。
國語·魯語下》:貳心必失諸侯,豈魯然?
戰國策》:方今秦雄天下,此非必貪邯鄲,其意欲求為帝。
wéi ㄨㄟˊ (2.1): 連詞:雖然。 Connective: although, even though.
荀子·大略》:天下之人,各特意哉,然而有所共予也
wéi ㄨㄟˊ (2.2): 連詞:因為。 Connective: because.
春秋左傳》:桓莊之族何罪,而以為戮,不偪乎,親以寵偪,猶尚害之,況以國乎?
國語·晉語一》:無親,故能兼翼。
wéi ㄨㄟˊ (3.1): 語氣詞:用於句首,表示希望。 Particle used at the beginning of a sentence to express hope or desire.
史記·高祖本紀》:沛父兄皆頓首曰:「沛幸得復,豐未復,陛下哀憐之。」
春秋左傳》:闕秦以利晉,君圖之。
wéi ㄨㄟˊ (3.2): 語氣詞:用於句首,表示確定。 Particle used at the beginning of a sentence to express confirmation.
春秋左傳》:楚子使與師言曰:君處北海,寡人處南海,是風馬牛不相及也。
wéi ㄨㄟˊ (3.3): 語氣詞:無實義。 Particle, no meaning.
論語·述而》:子曰:「與其進也,不與其退也,何甚!」
The Master said, "I admit people's approach to me without committing myself as to what they may do when they have retired. Why must one be so severe?"
wěi ㄨㄟˇ (4.1): 應答聲。 Sound of affirmation.
論語·里仁》:曾子曰:「。」
The disciple Zeng replied, "Yes."
wěi ㄨㄟˇ (4.2): 應答。 Affirm.
呂氏春秋·圜道》:而聽,止。

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