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U+59BE

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Radical:+ 5 strokes = 8 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.540#17 Kangxi: p.257#39 Cihai: p.380r6c02 GSR: 635.a Hanyu: v2,p1040#08
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Compositionally related: 𡛩 . Component of: 𫍭 𡞘 𢜡 𫲨 𣮍 𤗈 𧚪 𥇒 𥏡 𥟣 𦁉 [More]
Mandarin:qiè ㄑㄧㄝˋ
Cantonese:cip3
Tang reconstruction:*tsziɛp
Shuowen:䇂部》妾:有辠女子,給事之得接於君者。从䇂从女。《春秋》云:「女為人妾。」妾,不娉也。
Guangyun:廣韻·入聲··》妾:不娉。七接切,十。
Kangxi:康熙字典·女部·》妾:《廣韻》《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》𠀤七接切,音踥。接也。得接于君子者也。《禮·曲禮》買妾,不知其姓,則卜之。《前漢·五行志》處妾遇之而孕。《註》處妾,童女也。又國名。《山海經》雨師妾在其北。《楊愼曰》雨師妾如姮娥織女之類,非。下文元股國在雨師妾北,可證。又姓。漢妾胥,妾志,見《印藪》。《說文》从䇂从女。䇂音愆。
Fanqie:七接 (《廣韻·入聲··》)
Unihan definition:concubine

Example usage

孟子·告子下》:初命曰:『誅不孝,無易樹子,無以為妻。』
The first injunction in their agreement was, "Slay the unfilial; change not the son who has been appointed heir; exalt not a concubine to be the wife."
禮記·曲禮上》:故買不知其姓則卜之。
Hence, in buying a concubine, if he do not know her surname, he must consult the tortoise-shell about it.
孝經·孝治》:治家者,不敢失於臣,而況於妻子乎?
The heads of clans did not dare to slight their servants and concubines. How much less would they slight their wives and sons!
墨子·七患》:故凶饑存乎國,人君徹鼎食五分之三1,大夫徹縣,士不入學,君朝之衣不革制,諸侯之客,四鄰之使,雍飧2而不盛,徹驂騑,塗不芸,馬不食粟,婢不衣帛,此告不足之至也。
Therefore when famine and dearth visit a country, the ruler will omit three from the five items of sacrifice, the officials will suspend the courts, and the scholars will not go to school and the lord will not put on his robe to give audience. Even envoys from other feudal lords and messengers from neighbouring states are entertained with cooked food only, and it is not sumptuous. The side-horses of the carriage-team are done away with and the walks (in the palace) are not weeded. Neither are the horses fed with grains, nor are the concubines and maids clothed with silk. And this is the sign of extreme scarcity.
莊子·齊物論》:如是皆有,為臣乎,其臣不足以相治乎。
Is it not the case that they all perform the part of your servants and waiting women? All of them being such, are they not incompetent to rule one another?
商君書·錯法》:同列而相臣者,貧富之謂也。
To be of the same rank as others and yet to stand to them in such relations as subject or concubine points to poverty or wealth.
荀子·大略》:無分義,則一妻一而亂。
說苑·權謀》:袁氏之婦,絡而失其紀,其告之,怒棄之。
春秋繁露·王道》:立夫人以適不以
韓詩外傳·卷二》:姬曰:「得於王,尚湯沐,執巾櫛,振衽席,十有一年矣。」
大戴禮記·夏小正》:、子始蠶。
白虎通德論·》:所以無謚何?
新書·耳痺》:大夫種拊心嗥啼,沬泣而言信,割白馬而為犧,指九天而為證,請婦人為,丈夫為臣,百世名寶,因閒官為積,孤身為關內諸侯,世為忠臣
新序·善謀下》:陛下誠復立六國後,畢授印已,此君臣百姓,必戴陛下德,莫不嚮風慕義,願為臣
中論·法象》:故雖妻不可得而黷也,雖朋友不可得而狎也。
孔子家語·致思》:魯國之法,魯人有贖臣於諸侯者,皆取金於府。
潛夫論·遏利》:季文子相四君,馬不餼粟,不衣帛。
論衡·答佞》:張儀貧賤往歸,蘇秦座之堂下,食以僕之食,數讓激怒,欲令相秦。
風俗通義》:幸有三孤,足統喪紀。
孔叢子·廣義》:婦之賤者,謂之屬婦。
申鑒·雜言上》:媵盈宮,非無愛幸也。
獨斷·卷上》:御者,進也,凡衣服加于身、飲食入于口、妃接于寢,皆曰御。
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:諸侯一取九女,象九州,一妻、八
列子·黃帝》:逆旅人有二人,其一人美,其一人惡。
列仙傳·江妃二女》:二女曰:「客子有勞,何勞之有?」
韓非子·愛臣》:無等,必危嫡子。
慎子·德立》:立正妻者,不使嬖疑焉。
管子·君臣下》:國之所以亂者四,其所以亡者二,內有疑妻之,此宮亂也。
尉繚子·武議》:夫殺人之父兄,利人之財貨,臣人之子女,此皆盜也。
淮南子·道應訓》:魯國之法,魯人為人于諸侯,有能贖之者,取金於府。
呂氏春秋·精諭》:對曰:「望君之入也,足高氣彊,有伐國之志也。」
尹文子·大道下》:「去貴妻,賣愛」,此令必行者也。
史記·周本紀》:已而至紂之嬖二女,二女皆經自殺。
春秋左傳》:夏,晉大子圉為質於秦,秦歸河東而妻之,惠公之在梁也,梁伯妻之,梁嬴孕過期,卜招父與其子卜之,其子曰,將生一男一女,招曰,然,男為人臣,女為人,故名男曰圉,女曰,及子圉西質,為宦女焉。
逸周書·芮良夫解》:芮伯若曰:「予小臣良夫,稽首謹告,天子惟民父母,致厥道,無遠不服,無道,左右臣乃違,民歸于德,德則民戴,否德民讎。」
國語·吳語》:董褐既致命,乃告趙鞅曰:「臣觀吳王之色,類有大憂,小則嬖、嫡子死,不則國有大難。」
晏子春秋》:而君不卹,日夜飲酒,令國致樂不已,馬食府粟,狗饜芻豢,三保之,俱足粱肉。
吳越春秋》:若徼天之中,得赦其大辟,則吳願長為臣
越絕書·請糴內傳》:太宰嚭對曰:「臣聞父子之親,張戶別居,贈臣、馬牛,其志加親,若不與一錢,其志斯疏。」
戰國策》:賣僕售乎閭巷者,良僕也。
鹽鐵論·刺權》:威重於六卿,富累於陶、衛,輿服僭於王公,宮室溢於制度,并兼列宅,隔絕閭巷,閣道錯連,足以游觀,鑿池曲道,足以騁騖,臨淵釣魚,放犬走兔,隆豺鼎力,蹋鞠鬥雞,中山素女撫流徵於堂上,鳴鼓巴俞作於堂下,婦女被羅紈,婢曳絺紵,子孫連車列騎,田獵出入,畢弋捷健。

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