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U+5FCD

Seal script

Jinwen

Semantic variant

Radical:+ 3 strokes = 7 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.275#34 Kangxi: p.376#04 Cihai: p.523r1c01 GSR: 456.c Hanyu: v4,p2271#03
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Compositionally related: 忍 . Component of: 𠗋 𢂻 𭸑 𠴍 𢚴 𢭝 𤉃 𤶝 𥆾 𪞹 𪪄 𫀷 𬠍 𦓖 𦖆 𧖷 [More]
Mandarin:rěn ㄖㄣˇ
Cantonese:jan2
Tang reconstruction:*njǐn
Shuowen:心部》忍:能也。从心刃聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·上聲··》忍:強也,有所含忍。而軫切,三。
Kangxi:康熙字典·心部·》忍:《唐韻》而軫切《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》爾軫切,𠀤人上聲。《說文》能也。《徐曰》能音耐。从心刃。《長箋》如刀剌心,忍意也。《周武王·書銘》忍之須臾,乃全汝軀。又《廣韻》强也,有所含忍。《左傳·昭元年》魯以相忍爲國。又安于不仁曰忍。《·大雅》維彼忍心,是顧是復。《·小雅》君子秉心,維其忍之。又忍忍,猶不忍也。《後漢·崔琦傳》情懷忍忍。又姓。又《廣韻》《集韻》《韻會》𠀤而振切,音仞。堅柔也,本作肕。亦作忍。《周禮·地官·山虞註》柔忍,通作刃。《詩·小雅·荏染柔木註》柔刃之木荏苒然。《釋文》忍音刃。《禮·月令·納材葦註》此時柔刃,𠀤與韌靭忍同。
Fanqie:而軫 (《廣韻·上聲··》)
Unihan definition:endure, bear, suffer; forbear

Example usage

論語·八佾》:孔子謂季氏:「八佾舞於庭,是可也,孰不可也?」
Confucius said of the head of the Ji family, who had eight rows of pantomimes in his area, "If he can bear to do this, what may he not bear to do?"
孟子·告子下》:故天將降大任於是人也,必先苦其心志,勞其筋骨,餓其體膚,空乏其身,行拂亂其所為,所以動心性,曾益其所不能。
Thus, when Heaven is about to confer a great office on any man, it first exercises his mind with suffering, and his sinews and bones with toil. It exposes his body to hunger, and subjects him to extreme poverty. It confounds his undertakings. By all these methods it stimulates his mind, hardens his nature, and supplies his incompetencies.
禮記·檀弓上》:子路曰:「吾寡兄弟而弗也。」
He replied, 'I have but few brothers, and I cannot bear to do so.'
揚子法言》:或問:「季布焉,可為也?」
Someone asked: What about Ji Bu swallowing his pride?
墨子·非命上》:昔上世暴王不其耳目之淫,心涂之辟,不順其親戚,遂以亡失國家,傾覆社稷,不知曰『我罷不肖,為政不善』,必曰『吾命固失之。』
The ancient wicked kings did not control the sensuality of their ears and eyes and the passions of their mind. They did not follow their ancestors and so they lost their country and ruined their state. They did not know that they should confess: "I am stupid and insolent and was not diligent in attending to government." But they would say: "It is but my fate to lose it."
莊子·田子方》:欲終而釋之,而不百姓之無天也。
He then wished to dismiss the man altogether from his mind, but he could not bear the thought that his people should be without (such a) Heaven (as their Protector).
荀子·大略》:恥矣!
說苑·辨物》:吾不俟,將行。
春秋繁露·竹林》:曰:為其有慘怛之恩,不餓一國之民,使之相食。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:若夫希世而行,比周而友,學以為人,教以為己,仁義之匿,車馬之飾,衣裘之麗,憲不為之也。
大戴禮記》:夸而無恥,彊而無憚,好勇而人者,君子不與也。
白虎通德論·》:然後爵者,緣孝子之心未安吉。
新書·道術》:惻隱憐人謂之慈,反慈為
新序·善謀下》:上曰:「雍齒與我有故,數窘辱我,欲殺之,為其功多,故不。」
中論·譴交》:古者行役,過時不反,猶作詩刺怨,故《四月》之篇,稱『先祖匪人,胡寧予。』
孔子家語·三恕》:隱道宜行,然亦不
潛夫論·忠貴》:召公甘棠,人不伐,見愛如是,豈欲私害之者哉?
論衡·本性》:惻隱不,不,仁之氣也。
太玄經·》:測曰,「粉題」「雨須」、不可瞻也。
風俗通義·孝文帝》:然文帝之節儉約身以率先天下,容言者,含咽臣子之短,此亦通人難及,似出於孝宣皇帝者也。
孔叢子·論書》:吾於《洪範》見君子之不言人之惡而質人之美也。
素書·本德宗道章》:安莫安於辱。
蔡中郎集》:陛下天地之德,不刀鋸,截臣首領,得就平罪,父子家屬,徙充邊方,完全軀命,喘息相隨。
文子·符言》:君子能為善不能必得其福,不而為非而未必免於禍,故君子逢時即進,得之以義,何幸之有!
文始真經·九藥》:當戒,可。
列仙傳·務光》:曰:「強力詬,吾不知其他。」
老子河上公章句》:傷彼之民罹罪於天,遭不道之君,愍喪之痛也。
韓非子·姦劫弒臣》:哀憐百姓不誅罰者,此世之所謂惠愛也。
管子·地員》:五殖之次曰五觳,五觳之狀婁婁然,不水旱,其種大菽細菽,多白實,蓄殖果木,不如三土以十分之六。
六韜·明傳》:柔而靜,恭而敬,強而弱,而剛,此四者,道之所起也。
三略·上略》:軍讖曰:枝葉強大,比周居勢,卑賤陵貴,久而益大,上不廢,國受其敗。
淮南子·道應訓》:簡子曰:「是為人也,能為社稷羞。」
呂氏春秋·過理》:沮麛見之,不賊,曰:「不忘恭敬,民之主也。」
史記·周本紀》:民欲以我故戰,殺人父子而君之,予不為。
春秋左傳》:對曰,臣聞以德和民,不聞以亂,以亂,猶治絲而棼之也,夫州吁阻兵而安,阻兵無眾,安無親,眾叛親離,難以濟矣。
逸周書·祭公解》:汝無泯泯芬芬,厚顏醜,時維大不弔哉!
國語·越語下》:王弗,欲許之
晏子春秋》:有一惡,嬰不為也,其宗廟之養鮮也。
吳越春秋》:夫恥辱之心,不可以大,流汗之愧,不可以
越絕書·外傳本事》:子胥懷忠,不君沈惑於讒,社稷之傾。
戰國策》:靖郭君泣而曰:『不可,吾不也。』

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