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U+5948

Jianbo

Alternate form
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 5 strokes = 8 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.380#19 p.419#34 Kangxi: p.251#01 Cihai: p.371r5c01 GSR: 318.b Hanyu: v1,p0532#02
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Compositionally related: . Component of: 𪥑 𭝎 𡞏 𪨼 𭦛 𣮦 𮁿 𦝀 𪻦 𭝍 𤷈 𮂃 𥇧 𠣼 𦤗 [More]
Mandarin:nài ㄋㄞˋ
Cantonese:noi6
Tang reconstruction:*nɑ̀i
Guangyun:廣韻·去聲··》奈:如也,遇也,那也,本亦作柰。又致箇切。
廣韻·去聲··》奈:奈何。奴箇切,又奴帶切,二。
Kangxi:康熙字典·大部·》奈:同柰。詳木部柰字註。
Fanqie:奴帶 (《廣韻·去聲··》) 致箇 (《廣韻·去聲··》) 奴箇 (《廣韻·去聲··》) 奴帶 (《廣韻·去聲··》)
Unihan definition:but, how; bear, stand, endure

Example usage

禮記·曲禮下》:國君去其國,止之曰:「何去社稷也!」
When the ruler of a state (is proposing to) leave it, they should (try to) stop him, saying, 'Why are you leaving the altars of the spirits of the land and grain?'
揚子法言》:淫則何?
The other said: What do you mean by "excessive?"
莊子·人間世》:自事其心者,哀樂不易施乎前,知其不可何而安之若命,德之至也。
When men are simply obeying (the dictates of) their hearts, the considerations of grief and joy are not readily set before them. They know that there is no alternative to their acting as they do, and rest in it as what is appointed; and this is the highest achievement of virtue.
道德經》:何萬乘之主,而以身輕天下?
How should the lord of a myriad chariots carry himself lightly before the kingdom?
商君書·定分》:公問於公孫鞅曰:「法令以當時立之者,明旦欲使天下之吏民,皆明知而用之如一而無私,何?」
The Duke questioned Gong-sun Yang, saying: 'Supposing that one established laws and mandates today, and wished that, tomorrow, all government servants and people, throughout the empire, should understand them clearly and apply them, so that all should be as one, and should have no selfish intentions - how can one bring this about?'
史記·殷本紀》:民有不若德,不聽罪,天既附命正厥德,乃曰其何。
Some men may not have conformed to virtue, and will not acknowledge their crimes; Heaven then charges them to correct their conduct, but they say, 'What shall we do?'
尚書·召誥》:曷其何弗敬?
How can he be other than reverent?
荀子·樂論》:是先王立樂之術也,而墨子非之何!
說苑·脩文》:必其時
春秋繁露·竹林》:惡詐擊而善偏戰,何以《春秋》為無義戰而盡惡之也?
韓詩外傳·卷三》:湯曰:「何?」
大戴禮記·小辨》:如此,猶恐不濟,何其小辨乎?
白虎通德論·誅伐》:防并兼何?
新書·連語》:乃召朱公而問之曰:「梁有疑獄,吏半以為當罪,半以為不當,雖寡人亦疑焉,吾決是何?」
新序·善謀下》:歌曰:「檻鵠高蜚,一舉千里,羽翮已就,橫絕四海,當可何?」
孔子家語·致思》:刖者曰:「斷足固我之罪,無可何。」
潛夫論·賢難》:何其不分者也?
論衡·書虛》:臣賢,君明之驗,何謂之有亂?
風俗通義》:俚語:「狐欲渡河,無尾何。」
列子·天瑞》:若屈伸呼吸,終日在天中行止,何憂崩墜乎?
文子·道德》:文子問曰:古之王者,以道邪天下,為之何?
鬻子》:文王曰:「敢問大忘何。」
老子河上公章句》:何萬乘之主何者,疾時主傷痛之辭。
韓非子·存韓》:諸侯兵困力極,無何,諸侯兵罷。
慎子·逸文》:夫道,所以使賢無不肖何也,所以使智無愚何也,若此,則謂之道勝矣。
管子·輕重戊》:桓公問於管子曰:「吾欲制衡山之術,為之何?」
公孫龍子·通變論》:曰:「二苟無左又無右,二者左與右何?」
吳子·料敵》:六國兵四守,勢甚不便,憂此何?
六韜·國務》:文王問太公曰:「願聞為國之大務,欲使主尊人安,為之何?」
尉繚子·武議》:是存亡安危在於枹端,何無重將也。
淮南子·道應訓》:中山公子牟謂詹子曰:「身處江海之上,心在魏闕之下,為之何?」
呂氏春秋·審為》:中山公子牟謂詹子曰:「身在江海之上,心居乎魏闕之下,何?」
春秋左傳》:冬,楚子伐蕭,宋華椒以蔡人救蕭,蕭人囚熊相宜僚,及公子丙,王曰,勿殺,吾退,蕭人殺之,王怒,遂圍蕭,蕭潰,申公巫臣曰,師人多寒,王巡三軍,拊而勉之,三軍之士,皆如挾纊,遂傅於蕭,還無社與司馬卯言,號申叔展,叔展曰,有麥麴乎,曰,無,有山鞠窮乎,曰,無,河魚腹疾何,曰,目於眢井而拯之,若為茅絰,哭井則已,明日,蕭潰,申叔視其井,則茅絰存焉,號而出之。
國語·越語下》:今歲晚矣,子將
晏子春秋》:景公問晏子曰:「吾欲和民親下何?」
吳越春秋·十三年》:與戰而勝,必以其兵臨晉,君為之何?
越絕書·外傳本事》:小越大吳何?
戰國策·秦攻宜陽》:君曰:「子為寡人謀,且何?」
鹽鐵論·散不足》:丞相曰:「治聚不足何?」
列女傳·明德馬后》:且先帝言諸王財今半楚﹑淮陽王,『吾子不當與光武帝子等』,今何欲以馬氏比陰氏乎?
春秋穀梁傳》:其危何?

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