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U+552F

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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:诺也。从口隹声。
Guangyun:广韵·上平声··》唯:独也。又以癸切。
广韵·上声··》唯:诺也,以水切。又音惟。八。
Kangxi:康熙字典·口部·》唯:《广韵》以追切《集韵》《韵会》夷隹切,𠀤音惟。《玉篇》唯,独也。《集韵》专辞。《易·乾卦》其唯圣人乎。《·小雅》唯酒食是议。《韵会》六经惟维唯三字皆通。作语辞。又县名。《前汉·地理志》益州郡来唯县。又《集韵》视隹切,音垂。与谁同。何也。又《唐韵》以水切《集韵》《韵会》愈水切,𠀤音𨗨。《说文》诺也。《礼·曲礼》必慎唯诺。《释文》唯,于癸反。徐,于比反。沈,以水反。《又》父召无诺,先生召无诺,唯而起。又《内则》能言,男唯,女兪。《战国策》范睢曰唯唯。又《·齐风》其鱼唯唯。《传》唯唯,出入不制也。《笺》唯唯,行相随顺之貌。《释文》唯,维癸反。沈,养水反。《韩诗》作遗遗,言不能制也。
Fanqie:以追 (《广韵·上平声··》) 以癸 (《广韵·上平声··》) 以水 (《广韵·上声··》)
Unihan definition:only; yes

CTP Dictionary


wéi ㄨㄟˊ (1): 只,只有。 Only, exclusively.
论语·里仁》:子曰:“仁者能好人,能恶人。”
The Master said, "It is only the (truly) virtuous man, who can love, or who can hate, others."
史记》:今齐[泯王]已益弱,方今秦雄天下,此非必贪邯郸,其意欲复求为帝。
春秋左传》:曰:我知女,女专利而不厌。
国语·鲁语下》:贰心必失诸侯,岂鲁然?
战国策》:方今秦雄天下,此非必贪邯郸,其意欲求为帝。
wéi ㄨㄟˊ (2.1): 连词:虽然。 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): 连词:因为。 Connective: because.
春秋左传》:桓庄之族何罪,而以为戮,不逼乎,亲以宠逼,犹尚害之,况以国乎?
国语·晋语一》:无亲,故能兼翼。
wéi ㄨㄟˊ (3.1): 语气词:用于句首,表示希望。 Particle used at the beginning of a sentence to express hope or desire.
史记·高祖本纪》:沛父兄皆顿首曰:“沛幸得复,丰未复,陛下哀怜之。”
春秋左传》:阙秦以利晋,君图之。
wéi ㄨㄟˊ (3.2): 语气词:用于句首,表示确定。 Particle used at the beginning of a sentence to express confirmation.
春秋左传》:楚子使与师言曰:君处北海,寡人处南海,是风马牛不相及也。
wéi ㄨㄟˊ (3.3): 语气词:无实义。 Particle, no meaning.
论语·述而》:子曰:“与其进也,不与其退也,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): 应答声。 Sound of affirmation.
论语·里仁》:曾子曰:“。”
The disciple Zeng replied, "Yes."
wěi ㄨㄟˇ (4.2): 应答。 Affirm.
吕氏春秋·圜道》:而听,止。

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