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U+5FAE

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Radical:+ 10 strokes = 13 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.63#30 Kangxi: p.370#12 Cihai: p.517r2c04 GSR: 584.d Hanyu: v2,p0837#10
Composition:Component of: 𢋋 𡀎 𣰒 𦡒 𭶓 𫌭 𥋪 𨱖 𦗸 𦆓 𧒰 𧢓 𧾘 [More]
Mandarin:wēi wéi ㄨㄟ ㄨㄟˊ
Cantonese:mei4
Tang reconstruction:*miəi
Shuowen:彳部》微:隐行也。从彳𢼸声。《春秋传》曰:“白公其徒微之。”
Guangyun:广韵·上平声··》微:妙也,细也,少也。《说文》曰:隐行也。无非切,八。
Kangxi:康熙字典·彳部·》微:《唐韵》《集韵》《韵会》《正韵》𠀤无非切,音薇。《尔雅·释诂》幽微也。《易·系辞》知微知彰。《·大禹谟》道心惟微。又《广韵》微,妙也。《礼·礼运》德产之致也精微。又《说文》隐行也。《史记·秦始皇纪》微行咸阳。又《广韵》细也。《孟子》乃孔子,则欲以微罪行。又《玉篇》不明也。《·小雅》彼月而微,此日而微。又《韵会》衰也。《·小雅》式微式微。《笺》微乎微者也。《史记·杞世家》杞小微。又《韵会》贱也。《尚书序》虞舜侧微。又《尔雅·释诂》匿微也。《注》微谓逃藏也。《左传·哀十六年》白公奔山而缢,其徒微之。《注》微,匿也。又《尔雅·释诂》蔽,微也。《晋语》公子重耳过曹,曹共公闻其骈胁,谍其将浴,设微薄而观之。《注》微,蔽也。又杀也。《礼·檀弓》礼有微情者。《疏》微,杀也,言贤者丧亲,必致灭性,故制使三日而食,哭踊有数,以杀其内情。又伺察也。《前汉·郭解传》使人微知贼处。《注》微,伺问之也。又《尔雅·释训》骭疡爲微。《注》骭,脚胫。疡,疮也。《·小雅》旣微且尰。又《韵会》非也。《·邶风》微我无酒。又《韵会》无也。《礼·檀弓》齐饿者,不食嗟来之食。曾子曰:微与。《注》微,犹无也。又国名。《·牧誓》微卢彭濮。《传》微在巴蜀。又《尔雅·释山》未及上翠微。《疏》未及顶上,在旁陂陀之处,山气靑缥色,故曰翠微也。又紫微,太微,少微,𠀤星名。《晋书·天文志》紫微垣十五星在北斗。北一曰紫微,天帝之座也,天子之常居也。太微,天子庭也。五帝之座也,十二诸侯府也。少微,在太微西,士大夫之位也,明大而黄,则贤士举也。又三微。《后汉·章帝纪》春秋于春每月书王者,重三正,愼三微也。《注》三微者,三正之始,万物皆微,物色不同,故王者取法焉。十一月,时阳气始施于黄泉之下,色皆赤,赤者阳气,故周爲天正,色尚赤。十二月,万物始牙而色白,白者隂气,故殷爲地正,色尚白。十三月,万物莩甲而出,其色皆黑,人得加功展业,故夏爲人正,色尚黑。又姓。《左传·哀八年》微虎。《注》鲁大夫。又微生,复姓。《论语》微生高。
考证:〔《·舜典》虞舜侧微。〕谨按舜典无此文,系出书序。谨将书舜典改爲尚书序。
Fanqie:无非 (《广韵·上平声··》)
Unihan definition:small, prefix micro-, trifling

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Example usage

论语·公冶长》:子曰:“孰谓生高直?”
The Master said, "Who says of Wei Sheng Gao that he is upright?"
孟子·告子下》:乃孔子则欲以罪行,不欲为苟去。
The fact was, that Confucius wanted to go away on occasion of some small offence, not wishing to do so without some apparent cause.
礼记·檀弓上》:昔者文王舍伯邑考而立武王,子舍其孙腯而立衍也。
Anciently, king Wen passed over his eldest son Yi-kao, and appointed king Wu; and the count of Wei passed over his grandson Tu, and made Yan, his (own) younger brother, his successor.
扬子法言》:君子慎厥德,悔吝不至,何元憞之有?
The junzi is so extremely cautious about his de that regrets and distress do not arise. How can he commit a major offense?
墨子·贵义》:今若过之心者,数逆于精,同归之物,既已知其要矣,是以不教以书也。
When one has reviewed the ideas and has thought deeply on them then he understands the essentials which lead to the same end. Therefore he does not need to be instructed by books.
庄子·养生主》:动刀甚,謋然已解,如土委地。
Then by a very slight movement of the knife, the part is quickly separated, and drops like (a clod of) earth to the ground.
道德经》:搏之不得,名曰
We try to grasp it, and do not get hold of it, and we name it 'the Subtle.'
商君书·定分》:妙意志之言,上智之所难也。
Indeed, subtle and mysterious words, which have to be pondered over, cause difficulty even to men of superior knowledge.
荀子·大略》:夫尽小者大,积者箸,德至者色泽洽,行尽而声问远,小人不诚于内而求之于外。
说苑·君道》:孔子,吾焉闻斯言也哉?
春秋繁露·玉杯》:《春秋》之好与?
韩诗外传·卷一》:三月的,而后能见。
大戴礼记·礼察》:然如曰礼云礼云,贵绝恶于未萌、而起信于眇,使民日从善远罪而不自知也。
白虎通德论·礼乐》:《味》之为言昧也,昧者,万物老衰,禁者万物禁藏,侏离者万物离地而生。
新书·道德说》:德毕施物,物虽有之,细难识。
新序·善谋》:虞卿,赵以亡矣。
中论·法象》:人性之所简也,存乎幽
孔子家语·五仪解》:夫君子成人之善,不成人之恶,吾子言焉,吾弗之闻也!
潜夫论·浮侈》:是故明王之养民也,忧之劳之,教之诲之,慎防萌,以断其邪。
论衡·命义》:长平之坑,老少并陷,万数之中,必有长命未当死之人,遭时衰,兵革并起,不得终其寿。
太玄经·》:阳气动,动而礥礥,物生之难也。
风俗通义》:昔仲尼没而言阙,七十子丧而大义乖。
孔丛子·广诂》:勿、蔑、、末、没,无也。
申鉴·杂言上》:损益之符,而显也。
素书·求人之志章》:高行言,所以修身。
新语·道基》:于是后圣乃定《五经》,明《六艺》,承天统地,穷事,原情立本,以绪人伦,宗诸天地,修篇章,垂诸来世,被诸鸟兽,以匡衰乱,天人合策,原道悉备,智者达其心,百工穷其巧,乃调之以管弦丝竹之音,设锺鼓歌舞之乐,以节奢侈,正风俗,通文雅。
独断·卷上》:《有客》、一章十三句,子来见祖庙之所歌也。
蔡中郎集·独断》:冕冠:周曰爵弁,殷曰冔,夏曰收,皆以三十升漆布为壳,广八寸,长尺二寸,加爵冕其上,周黑而赤,如爵头之色,前小后大,殷黑而白,前大后小,夏纯黑而赤,前小后大,皆有收以持笄。
鲁胜墨辩注叙》:其或兴继绝者,亦有乐乎此也。
列子·周穆王》:王实以为清都、紫、钧天、广乐,帝之所居。
鶡冠子·天则》:圣王者,有听决疑之道,能屏谗,权实,逆淫辞,绝流语,去无用,杜绝朋党之门,嫉妒之人,不得著明,非君子术数之士莫得当前。
文子·道原》:是以圣人执道,虚静妙以成其德,故有道即有德,有德即有功,有功即有名,有名即复于道,功名长久,终身无咎,王公有功名,孤寡无功名,故曰圣人自谓孤寡,归其根本。
文始真经·五鉴》:知道无物,故不尊卓绝之行,不惊妙之言。
列仙传·陆通》:纳气以和,存心以
鬻子》:王道衰,暴乱在上,贤士千里而有一人,则犹比肩也。
老子河上公章句》:五气轻,为精、神、聪、明、音声五性。
韩非子·难言》:说约,径省而不饰,则见以为刿而不辩。
慎子·逸文》:夫德精而不见,聪明而不发,是故外物不累其内。
管子·臣乘马》:女勤于纤,而织归于府者。
孙子兵法·虚实》:乎!
六韬·文师》:太公曰:“缗饵明,小鱼食之。”

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