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U+5F4A

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Jinwen

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Radical:+ 13 strokes = 16 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.177#36 p.311#12 p.427#1 Kangxi: p.361#06 Cihai: p.506r2c01 GSR: 710.e Hanyu: v2,p1003#01
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𠣀 𠣃 𫕘 𡾪 𭌡 𭬰 𧟂 𦇤 𨯞 𧖑
Mandarin:qiáng qiǎng jiāng jiàng ㄑㄧㄤˊ ㄑㄧㄤˇ ㄐㄧㄤ ㄐㄧㄤˋ
Cantonese:goeng1 goeng6 koeng4 koeng5
Tang reconstruction:*ghiɑng
Shuowen:弓部》强:弓有力也。从弓畺声。
Guangyun:广韵·下平声··》强:与强通用。《说文》曰:弓有力也。
广韵·上声··》强:《说文》云:弓有力也,或作强又姓前秦録有将军强求。又其良切。
广韵·去声··》强:尸劲硬也。居亮切,一。
Kangxi:康熙字典·弓部·十三》强:《唐韵》巨良切《集韵》《韵会》《正韵》渠良切,𠀤音强。《说文》弓有力也。《史记·绛侯世家》材官引强。《注》能引强弓官,如今挽强司马也。又《玉篇》坚也。《书·臯陶谟》强而义。《传》强无所屈挠也。又《广韵》健也。《易·乾卦》君子以自强不息。又《集韵》胜也。《尔雅·释诂》当也。《注》强者,好与相当。《史记·商君传》自胜之谓强。又《增韵》壮盛也。《·洪范》身其康强。又力有馀也。《·周颂》侯强侯以。《注》强,强力也。《笺》强力有馀者。又势盛也。《左传·昭五年》羊舌四族皆强家也。《孟子》天下固畏齐之强也。又《尔雅·释言》暴也。《注》强梁凌暴。《·洪范》强弗友刚克。《传》强御不顺,以刚能治之。《·大雅》曾是强御。《传》强梁御善也。《疏》强梁者,任威使气之貌。又禺强,强良,神名。《山海经》北方禺强。《注》水神也。《又》北极天柜有神,名曰强良。又《广韵》其两切《集韵》《正韵》巨两切,𠀤强上声。《类篇》勉也。《孟子》强爲善而已矣。《前汉·董仲舒传》强勉学问则闻见,博而知益明。强勉行道,则德日起,而大有功。又抑之使然曰强。《孟子》强而后可。又《正韵》牵强,假合也。又《类篇》其亮切,音弶。《史记·绛侯世家》勃爲人木强敦厚。又屈强。《史记·陆贾传》廼欲以新集未造之越,屈强于此。《前汉书》作屈强。◎按强与强,平上去三声经史𠀤通用。互见强字注。又《广韵》《集韵》《韵会》𠀤居亮切,音僵。《广韵》强尸劲硬。又《类篇》居良切,音姜。《·墉风》鹊之强强。《笺》居有常匹,飞则相随之貌。又与疆通。《集韵》疆或作强。《贾谊·审微篇》昔衞侯朝于天子,周行人问其名,曰辟强。行人还之曰啓强。辟强,天子之号也,诸侯弗敢用。衞侯更名毁。
Fanqie:巨良 (《广韵·下平声··》) 其两 (《广韵·上声··》) 其良 (《广韵·上声··》) 居亮 (《广韵·去声··》)
Unihan definition:stubborn, uncompromising

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Example usage

孟子·滕文公下》:而后可,一朝而获十禽
By dint of pressing, this was accorded to him, when in one morning they got ten birds.
扬子法言》:或问:“甘罗之悟吕不韦,张辟之觉平、勃,皆以十二龄,戊、良乎?”
Someone asked: Gan Luo assisted Lu Buwei, and Zhang Piqiang awakened the minds of Chen Ping and Zhou Bo. Both were only twelve years old! Wasn't this due to the influence of Gan Mou and Zhang Liang?
墨子·修身》:故君子力事日,愿欲日逾,设壮日盛。
Therefore the superior men are daily more energetic in performing their duty, but weaker in their desires, and more stately in their appearance.
庄子·人间世》:以仁义绳墨之言术暴人之前者,是以人恶有其美也,命之曰灾人。
When in such a case he forcibly insists on benevolence and righteousness, setting them forth in the strongest and most direct language, before the tyrant, then he, hating (his reprover's) possession of those excellences, will put him down as doing him injury.
史记·五帝本纪》:四岳举鲧治鸿水,尧以为不可,岳请试之,试之而无功,故百姓不便。
The president of the four mountains recommended Gun as the proper person to look after the deluge. Yao regarded it as impracticable, but the president vehemently requested that he might be tried, so the trial was made, but without good results. Of old the people had felt that it was undesirable
诗经·鹑之奔奔》:鹑之奔奔、鹊之
Boldly faithful in their pairings are quails; Vigorously so are magpies.
尚书·皋陶谟》:柔而立,愿而恭,乱而敬,扰而毅,直而温,简而廉,刚而塞,而义,彰厥有常。
Mildness combined with firmness; bluntness combined with respectfulness; aptness for government combined with reverent caution; docility combined with boldness; straightforwardness combined with gentleness; an easy negligence combined with discrimination; boldness combined with sincerity; and valour combined with righteousness. (When these qualities are) displayed, and that continuously.
荀子·大略》:君子之于子,爱之而勿面,使之而勿视,导之以道而勿
说苑·奉使》:且夫秦失其政,诸侯豪杰并起,惟汉王先入关,据咸阳,项籍倍约,自立为西楚霸王,诸侯皆属,可谓至
大戴礼记》:曾子曰:“君子攻其恶,求其过,其所不能,去私欲,从事于义,可谓学矣。”
新书·修政语上》:好贤而隐不逮,于行,而灾于志,率以仁而恕,至此而已矣。
新序·善谋》:曰:‘吾且因而乘弱矣。’
潜夫论·遏利》:赋赏夺与,各有众寡,民岂得取多哉?
论衡·命义》:禀得坚之性,则气渥厚而体坚,坚则寿命长,寿命长则不夭死。
太玄经·𤕠》:阳气内而弱外,物咸扶𤕠而进乎大。
风俗通义·五伯》:齐桓九合一匡,率成王室,责楚之罪,复青茅之贡。
孔丛子·广诂》:封、畛、际、限、、畧,界也。
申鉴·政体》:笃序无,谓之《申鉴》。
忠经·圣君章》:以光祖考,以严配社稷于无者也。
素书·遵义章》:用人者不畜。
新语·道基》:于是后稷乃列封,画畔界,以分土地之所宜。
蔡中郎集·正交论》:或阙其始终,或其比周。
列子·黄帝》:子华使其侠客,以智鄙相攻,弱相凌。
韩非子·孤愤》:夫越虽国富兵,中国之主皆知无益于己也,曰:“非吾所得制也。”
谏逐客书》:孝公用商鞅之法,移风易俗,民以殷盛,国以富,百姓乐用,诸侯亲服,获楚、魏之师,举地千里,至今治
管子·轻重甲》:故为人君不能散积聚,调高下,分并财,君虽本趣耕,发草立币而无止,民犹若不足也。
吴子·图国》:其名又有五:一曰义兵,二曰兵,三曰刚兵,四曰暴兵,五曰逆兵。
六韬·奇兵》:弩长兵者,所以逾水战也。
吕氏春秋·壅塞》:齐宣王好射,说人之谓己能用弓也。
尹文子·大道下》:故失治则任法,失法则任兵,以求无事,不以取
春秋左传》:七年,春,齐人伐郑,孔叔言于郑伯曰,谚有之曰,心则不竞,何惮于病,既不能,又不能弱,所以毙也,国危矣,请下齐以救国。
逸周书·史记解》:弱小在大之闲,存亡将由之,则无天命矣。
晏子春秋》:晏子对曰:“婴闻之,轻死以行礼谓之勇,诛暴不避谓之力。”
吴越春秋》:不扬卒,子无
越绝书·外传本事》:子贡一出,乱齐,破吴,兴晋,越。
战国策》:明于诸侯之故,察于地形之理者,不约亲,不相质而固,不趋而疾,众事而不反,交割而不相憎,俱而加以亲。
盐铁论·错币》:,则不可以罚威也。
列女传·启母涂山》:君子谓涂山于教诲。
汉书·叙传上》:黎淳耀于高辛兮,芈大于南汜。
前汉纪》:于此。
东观汉记·冯衍》:之党,横击于外,百僚之臣,贪残于内,元元无聊,饥寒并臻,父子流亡,夫妇离散,庐落丘墟,田畴芜秽,疾疫大兴,灾异蜂起。

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