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Simplified Chinese version

U+5A66

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Simplified character

Semantic variant
𢽰
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 8 strokes = 11 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.322#35 Kangxi: p.265#14 GSR: 1001.a Hanyu: v2,p1062#06
Composition:Left: , right: . Compositionally related: 𡞒 . Component of: 𦸱
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˋ
Cantonese:fu5
Tang reconstruction:*bhiǒu
Shuowen:女部》妇:服也。从女持帚洒扫也。
Guangyun:广韵·上声··》妇:《说文》曰:妇服也,从女持帚洒埽也。房久切,十五。
Kangxi:康熙字典·女部·》妇:〔古文〕𢽰《唐韵》房九切《集韵》《韵会》扶缶切《正韵》房缶切,𠀤音阜。《说文》服也。《尔雅·释亲》子之妻爲妇。又女子已嫁曰妇。妇之言服也,服事于夫也。《礼·昏义》妇人先嫁,三月敎以妇德、妇言、妇容、妇功。又《郊特牲》妇人,从人者也。幼从父兄,嫁从夫,夫死从子。又冢妇、长妇、介妇,衆妇也。见《内则》。又嫔妇,化治丝枲。见《周礼·天官》。又世妇,后宫官,所谓二十七世妇也。又属妇,妇之穷独,当联属者。《·梓材》至于属妇。又嫠妇,寡妇也。《苏轼·赤壁赋》泣孤舟之嫠妇。又好貌。《荀子·乐论篇》其容妇。又物类之隂者亦曰妇。《埤雅》鹁鸠隂则屛逐其妇,晴则呼之。又《韵府》蟋蟀一名吟蛩,济南呼爲嬾妇。又江中有鱼名白旗,其脂可然,用之照歌舞则明,照纺绩则昏,世谓嬾妇所化。又鹪鹩名巧妇,赤斑蜘蛛名络丝妇。𠀤见《本草纲目》。又梵言婆利耶,华言妇。又《正韵》防父切,音附。《𨻰琳·飮马长城窟》边城多健少,内舍多寡妇。作书与内舍,便嫁莫留住。又叶芳尾切,音斐。《楚辞·天问》水滨之木,得彼小子,夫何恶之,𡟒有莘之妇。通作负。别作媍。
Fanqie:房久 (《广韵·上声··》)
Unihan definition:married women; woman; wife

CTP Dictionary


妇人
rén ㄈㄨˋ ㄖㄣˊ (1): 称士的妻子。 Title of the wife of an officer.
礼记·曲礼下》:天子之妃曰后,诸侯曰夫人,大夫曰孺人,士曰妇人,庶人曰妻。
The partner of the son of Heaven is called 'the queen;' of a feudal prince, 'the helpmate;' of a Great officer, 'the attendant;' of an (inferior) officer, 'the serving woman;' and of a common man ' 'the mate.'
rén ㄈㄨˋ ㄖㄣˊ (2): 已婚女子的通称。 General term for a married woman.
礼记·曲礼上》:若不得谢,则必赐之几杖,行役以妇人
If he be not allowed to resign, there must be given him a stool and staff. When travelling on service, he must have the attendance of his wife.
春秋左传》:妇人送迎不出门,见兄弟不逾阈。

Example usage

论语·泰伯》:人焉,九人而已。
Yet there was a woman among them. The able ministers were no more than nine men.
孟子·尽心上》:五亩之宅,树墙下以桑,匹蚕之,则老者足以衣帛矣。
Around the homestead with its five mau, the space beneath the walls was planted with mulberry trees, with which the women nourished silkworms, and thus the old were able to have silk to wear.
礼记·间传》:期而小祥,练冠縓缘,要绖不除,男子除乎首,人除乎带。
At the end of the year, and when the first felicitous sacrifice has been offered, (the son) pas on the cap of dyed silk proper to that sacrifice, and the red collar, still retaining the sash and headband. A son begins at the head, and a woman with the girdle.
扬子法言》:曰:“老人老,孤人孤,病者养,死者葬,男子亩,人桑之谓思。”
Yangzi said: Treat the elderly as elderly, treat orphans as orphans; nourish the sick and bury the dead; let men tend their mou of land and let women tend the mulberry trees —you will be referred to as "cherished."
墨子·辞过》:圣王以为不中人之情,故作诲人治
役,修其城郭,则民劳而不伤。
The sage-king thought this did not satisfy the needs of man. So, he taught the women to produce silk and flax
庄子·德充符》:人见之,请于父母曰‘与为人妻,宁为夫子妾’者,十数而未止也。
His wife, when she saw him (ugly as he was), represented to her parents, saying, "I had more than ten times rather be his concubine than the wife of any other man."
商君书·画策》:神农之世,男耕而食,织而衣,刑政不用而治,甲兵不起而王。
In the times of Shen-nong, men ploughed to obtain food, and women wove to obtain clothing. Without the application of punishments or governmental measures, order prevailed; without the raising of mailed soldiers, he reigned supreme.
史记·五帝本纪》:舜饬下二女于妫汭,如礼。
Shun sent the two women down to the north of the Gui river, and treated them with the ceremony due to them as his wives.
荀子·大略》:谒盛与?
说苑·修文》:貌者男子之所以恭敬,人之所以姣好也。
春秋繁露·玉英》:人无出境之事,经礼也。
韩诗外传·卷一》:传曰:夫行露之人许嫁矣,然而未往也,见一物不具,一礼不备,守节贞理,守死不往,君子以为得道之宜,故举而传之,扬而歌之,以绝无道之求,防污道之行乎!
大戴礼记·主言》:是故君先立于仁,则大夫忠,而士信、民敦、工璞、商悫、女憧、空空,七者教之志也。
白虎通德论·》:人无爵何?
新书·耳痹》:大夫种拊心嗥啼,沬泣而言信,割白马而为牺,指九天而为证,请人为妾,丈夫为臣,百世名宝,因闲官为积,孤身为关内诸侯,世为忠臣
新序·善谋下》:项王见人恭谨,言语呴呴,人疾病,涕泣分食饮,至使人有功当封爵,印刓绶弊,忍不能与,此所谓人之仁。
中论·贵言》:若夫父慈子孝,姑爱顺,兄友弟恭,夫敬妻听,朋友必信,师长必教,有司日月虑知乎州闾矣。
孔子家语·大昏解》:孔子对曰:“夫别,男女亲,君臣信。”
潜夫论·浮侈》:不织,天下必受其寒者。
论衡·命义》:故妊食兔,子生缺唇。
太玄经·》:次二,家无壶,承之姑,或洗之涂。
风俗通义》:俚语:“死腹悲,唯身知之。”
孔丛子·广义》:寡夫曰𠙦,寡曰𡠉。
申鉴·政体》:上不访,下不谏,言用,私政行,此亡国之风也。
新语·道基》:于是先圣乃仰观天文,俯察地理,图画乾坤,以定人道,民始开悟,知有父子之亲,君臣之义,夫之道,长幼之序。
独断·卷上》:士曰人,之言服也。
蔡中郎集·独断》:其乡射行礼,公卿冠委貌,衣玄端,执事者皮弁服,宫门仆射冠却非,大乐郊社祝舞者冠建华,其状如人缕簏,迎气五郊舞者所冠,亦为冕,车驾出后有巧士冠,似高山冠而小。
列子·说符》:曰:“臣笑邻之人有送其妻适私家者,道见桑,悦而与言。”
鶡冠子·兵政》:立而倚之,则人揭之,仆而措之,则不择性而能举其中。
文子·道原》:和阴阳,节四时,调五行,润乎草木,浸乎金石,禽兽硕大,毫毛润泽,鸟卵不败,兽胎不殰,父无丧子之忧,兄无哭弟之哀,童子不孤,人不孀,虹霓不见,盗贼不行,含德之所致也。
文始真经·三极》:关尹子曰:“天下之理:夫者倡,者随。”
列仙传·箫史》:公为作凤台,夫止其上,不下数年。
韩非子·备内》:丈夫年五十而好色未解也,人年三十而美色衰矣。
申不害·大体》:夫一妻擅夫,众皆乱。
慎子·逸文》:圣王在上,则君积于德化,而民积于用力,故人为其所衣,丈夫为其所食,则民无冻饿,民得二生矣。
管子·轻重甲》:夫桀之国者,天子之国也,桀无天下忧,饰女锺鼓之乐,故伊尹得其粟而夺之流,此之谓来天下之财。
六韬·农器》:人织紝,其旌旗也。
尉缭子·守权》:若彼城坚而救诚,则愚夫愚无不蔽城,尽资血城者。
孙子算经·卷下》:今有人河上荡桮。
淮南子·齐俗训》:人当年而不织,天下有受其寒者。
吕氏春秋·过理》:使宰人臑熊𨆌不熟,杀之,令人载而过朝以示威,不适也。

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