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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 𪨼 𭝎 𡞏 𪻦 𭝍 𭦛 𣮦 𮁿 𦝀 𠣼 𤷈 𮂃 𥇧 [More]
Mandarin:nài ㄋㄞˋ
Cantonese:noi6
Tang reconstruction:*nɑ̀i
Guangyun:广韵·去声··》奈:如也,遇也,那也,本亦作柰。又致个切。
广韵·去声··》奈:奈何。奴个切,又奴带切,二。
Kangxi:康熙字典·大部·》奈:同柰。详木部柰字注。
Fanqie:奴带 (《广韵·去声··》) 致个 (《广韵·去声··》) 奴个 (《广韵·去声··》) 奴带 (《广韵·去声··》)
Unihan definition:but, how; bear, stand, endure

Example usage

礼记·曲礼下》:国君去其国,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?'
扬子法言》:淫则何?
The other said: What do you mean by "excessive?"
庄子·人间世》:自事其心者,哀乐不易施乎前,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.
道德经》:何万乘之主,而以身轻天下?
How should the lord of a myriad chariots carry himself lightly before the kingdom?
商君书·定分》:公问于公孙鞅曰:“法令以当时立之者,明旦欲使天下之吏民,皆明知而用之如一而无私,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?'
史记·殷本纪》:民有不若德,不听罪,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?'
尚书·召诰》:曷其何弗敬?
How can he be other than reverent?
荀子·乐论》:是先王立乐之术也,而墨子非之何!
说苑·修文》:必其时
春秋繁露·竹林》:恶诈击而善偏战,何以《春秋》为无义战而尽恶之也?
韩诗外传·卷三》:汤曰:“何?”
大戴礼记·小辨》:如此,犹恐不济,何其小辨乎?
白虎通德论·诛伐》:防并兼何?
新书·连语》:乃召朱公而问之曰:“梁有疑狱,吏半以为当罪,半以为不当,虽寡人亦疑焉,吾决是何?”
新序·善谋下》:歌曰:“槛鹄高蜚,一举千里,羽翮已就,横绝四海,当可何?”
孔子家语·致思》:刖者曰:“断足固我之罪,无可何。”
潜夫论·贤难》:何其不分者也?
论衡·书虚》:臣贤,君明之验,何谓之有乱?
风俗通义》:俚语:“狐欲渡河,无尾何。”
列子·天瑞》:若屈伸呼吸,终日在天中行止,何忧崩坠乎?
文子·道德》:文子问曰:古之王者,以道邪天下,为之何?
鬻子》:文王曰:“敢问大忘何。”
老子河上公章句》:何万乘之主何者,疾时主伤痛之辞。
韩非子·存韩》:诸侯兵困力极,无何,诸侯兵罢。
慎子·逸文》:夫道,所以使贤无不肖何也,所以使智无愚何也,若此,则谓之道胜矣。
管子·轻重戊》:桓公问于管子曰:“吾欲制衡山之术,为之何?”
公孙龙子·通变论》:曰:“二苟无左又无右,二者左与右何?”
吴子·料敌》:六国兵四守,势甚不便,忧此何?
六韬·国务》:文王问太公曰:“愿闻为国之大务,欲使主尊人安,为之何?”
尉缭子·武议》:是存亡安危在于枹端,何无重将也。
淮南子·道应训》:中山公子牟谓詹子曰:“身处江海之上,心在魏阙之下,为之何?”
吕氏春秋·审为》:中山公子牟谓詹子曰:“身在江海之上,心居乎魏阙之下,何?”
春秋左传》:冬,楚子伐萧,宋华椒以蔡人救萧,萧人囚熊相宜僚,及公子丙,王曰,勿杀,吾退,萧人杀之,王怒,遂围萧,萧溃,申公巫臣曰,师人多寒,王巡三军,拊而勉之,三军之士,皆如挟纩,遂傅于萧,还无社与司马卯言,号申叔展,叔展曰,有麦麴乎,曰,无,有山鞠穷乎,曰,无,河鱼腹疾何,曰,目于眢井而拯之,若为茅绖,哭井则已,明日,萧溃,申叔视其井,则茅绖存焉,号而出之。
国语·越语下》:今岁晚矣,子将
晏子春秋》:景公问晏子曰:“吾欲和民亲下何?”
吴越春秋·十三年》:与战而胜,必以其兵临晋,君为之何?
越绝书·外传本事》:小越大吴何?
战国策·秦攻宜阳》:君曰:“子为寡人谋,且何?”
盐铁论·散不足》:丞相曰:“治聚不足何?”
列女传·明德马后》:且先帝言诸王财今半楚﹑淮阳王,‘吾子不当与光武帝子等’,今何欲以马氏比阴氏乎?
春秋谷梁传》:其危何?

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