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U+5FC5

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Radical:+ 1 strokes = 4 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.470#56 Kangxi: p.375#02 Cihai: p.522r5c01 GSR: 405.a Hanyu: v4,p2267#02
Composition:Merging of and 丿. Component of: 𢗈 𮤲 𫵘 𨸼 𢗺 𭐡 𭖑 𠛡 𠨘 𠰣 𡊭 𡶇 𢁽 𨒜 [More]
Mandarin: ㄅㄧˋ
Cantonese:bit1
Tang reconstruction:*bit
Shuowen:八部》必:分极也。从八、弋,弋亦声。
Guangyun:广韵·入声··》必:审也,然也。《说文》曰:分极也,从八弋。卑吉切,二十七。
Kangxi:康熙字典·心部·心部》必:《唐韵》𤰞吉切《集韵》《韵会》《正韵》璧吉切,𠀤音毕。《说文》分极也。从八戈。戈亦声。《赵宧光笺》弋犹表识也,分极犹畺界也,故从八弋。又定辞也。《·齐风》取妻如之何,必告父母。又专也。《扬子·太𤣥经》赤石不夺,节士之必。《注》石不可夺坚,丹不可夺赤,犹节士之必专也。又期必也。《论语》子绝四,毋意,毋必。又审也。《后汉·刘陶传》所与交友,必也同志。又果也。《后汉·宣帝纪赞》孝宣之治,信赏必罚。又必育,人名。燧人氏之佐也。《羣辅录》必育受税俗。《注》受赋税及徭役,所宜施爲也。又《字汇补》赤犮必力。山名。河水所出也。见僧宗泐记。又《古今字考》幷列切,音縪。组也。《周礼·冬官考工记》玉人之事,天子圭中必。《注》谓以组约其中央,以备失坠。◎按周礼考工释文,必卽组也,读如縪者,俗读之也。弓檠之䪐从韦,正譌欲举以驳《说文》,迂矣,当以《说文》爲正。又按必字不从心,《字汇》幷入心部。《正字通》因之,取其形似,便于检阅尔。
Fanqie:卑吉 (《广韵·入声··》)
Unihan definition:surely, most certainly; must

Example usage

论语·学而》:虽曰未学,吾谓之学矣。
Although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.
孟子·尽心上》:观水有术,观其澜。
There is an art in the contemplation of water. It is necessary to look at it as foaming in waves.
礼记·三年问》:凡生天地之间者,有血气之属有知,有知之属莫不知爱其类。
All living creatures between heaven and earth, being endowed with blood and breath, have a certain amount of knowledge. Possessing that amount of knowledge, there is not one of them but knows to love its species.
孝经·感应》:故虽天子,有尊也,言有父也。
Therefore even the Son of Heaven must have some whom he honors; that is, he has his uncles of his surname.
扬子法言》:曰:“也淫。”
Yangzi said: They were excessive by necessity.
墨子·经说上》:故:小故,有之不然,无之不然。
'Minor reason': having this, it will not necessarily be so; lacking this, necessarily it will not be so.
庄子·齐物论》:知代而心自取者有之?
Not only would it be so with those who know the sequences (of knowledge and feeling) and make their own selection among them.
道德经》:大军之后,有凶年。
In the sequence of great armies there are sure to be bad years.
商君书·更法》:有独知之虑者,见訾于民。
He who has thoughts of independent knowledge is certainly despised by the world.
孙子兵法·始计》:将听吾计,用之胜,留之。
The general that hearkens to my counsel and acts upon it, will conquer: let such a one be retained in command!
荀子·大略》:君子能为可贵,不能使人贵己。
说苑·君道》:凡处尊位者以敬,下顺德规谏,开不讳之门,撙节安静以藉之,谏者勿振以威,毋格其言,博采其辞,乃择可观。
春秋繁露·玉杯》:今取纳币,纳币之月在丧分,故谓之丧取也。
韩诗外传·卷一》:传曰:所谓士者,虽不能尽备乎道术,有由也。
大戴礼记·主言》:是故明主之守也,折冲于千里之外。
白虎通德论·》:举从下升,以为人无生得贵者,莫不由士起,是以舜时称为天子,先试于士礼。
新书·修政语下》:周武王问于王子旦曰:“敢问治有成,而战有胜乎?”
新序·善谋下》:公诚能无爱金玉璧帛,令太子为书,卑辞以安车迎之,因使辩士固请宜来,来以为客,时时从入朝,令上见之,上见之即异问之,问之,上知此四人,亦一助也。
中论·治学》:倦立而思远,不如速行之至也。
孔子家语·相鲁》:孔子摄相事,曰:“臣闻有文事者有武备,有武事者有文备。”
潜夫论·赞学》:是故“工欲善其事,先利其器”。
论衡·命义》:历阳之都,长平之坑,其中有命善禄盛之人,一宿同填而死,遭逢之祸大,命善禄盛不能郤也。
太玄经·》:测曰,“锐一”之“达”、执道也。
风俗通义》:孔子称:“幸苟有过,人知之。”
孔丛子·嘉言》:子张曰:“女子渐乎二十而后嫁,何也?”
申鉴·政体》: 君子之所以动天地、应神明、正万物,而成王治者,本乎真实而已。
忠经·冢臣章》:虽有周、孔之才,以忠为本也。
素书·遵义章》:小功不赏,则大功不立,小怨不赦,则大怨生。
新语·道基》:夫谋事不并仁义者后败,殖不固本而立高基者后崩。
独断·卷上》:天子有近臣,执兵陈于陛侧以戒不虞。
蔡中郎集·独断》:四夷乐之别名:王者作四夷之乐以定天下之欢心,祭神明和而歌之,以管乐为之声。
鲁胜墨辩注叙》:孔子曰:“也正名,名不正则事不成。”
列子·天瑞》:形,终者也
鶡冠子·环流》:命之所立,贤不得,不肖不失。
文子·道原》:志弱者柔毳安静,藏于不取,行于不能,澹然无为,动不失时,故“贵以贱为本,高以下为基。”
文始真经·一宇》:为者败,执者失。
列仙传·平常生》:云复水雨五日
鬻子》:故君子之谋能用道,而不能见受。
老子河上公章句》:多言数穷,多事害神,多言害身,口开舌举,有祸患。
韩非子·存韩》:夫赵氏聚士卒,养从徒,欲赘天下之兵,明秦不弱,则诸侯灭宗庙,欲西面行其意,非一日之计也。
申不害·大体》:今夫弑君而取国者,非逾城郭之险而犯门闾之闭也。

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