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Simplified Chinese version

U+614E

Seal script

Jinwen

Alternate form

Radical:+ 10 strokes = 13 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.393#15 Kangxi: p.398#26 GSR: 375.i Hanyu: v4,p2336#02
Composition:Left: , right: . Compositionally related: 慎 .
Mandarin:shèn ㄕㄣˋ
Cantonese:san6
Tang reconstruction:*zhìn
Unihan definition:act with care, be cautious

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Example usage

论语·学而》:曾子曰:“终追远,民德归厚矣。”
The philosopher Zeng said, "Let there be a careful attention to perform the funeral rites to parents, and let them be followed when long gone with the ceremonies of sacrifice - then the virtue of the people will resume its proper excellence."
孟子·告子下》:鲁欲使子为将军。
The prince of Lu wanted to make the minister Shen commander of his army.
礼记·缁衣》:故君民者,章好以示民俗,恶以御民之淫,则民不惑矣。
Therefore when the ruler exhibits clearly what he loves, and thus shows the people the style of manners (they should aim at), and is watchful against what he dislikes, and thereby guards the people against the excesses (of which they are in danger), then they do not go astray.
孝经·感应》:修身行,恐辱先也。
He cultivates his person and is careful of his conduct, fearing lest he should disgrace his predecessors.
扬子法言》:有意于也。
They are intended to make people conscientious.
墨子·经说上》:若智之文也无遗,于其害也,而犹欲𩁥之,则离之是犹食脯也。
If the consideration paid to it by the understanding overlooks none of the harm in it, but you still prefer to cut it off, then that things have turned out unhappily is as with eating dried meat.
庄子·人间世》:迁令、劝成殆事,美成在久,恶成不及改,可不与!
Departing from his instructions and urging on a settlement imperils negotiations. A good settlement is proved by its lasting long, and a bad settlement cannot be altered - ought he not to be careful?
道德经》:终如始,则无败事,是以圣人欲不欲,不贵难得之货。
If they were careful at the end, as (they should be) at the beginning, they would not so ruin them. Therefore the sage desires what (other men) do not desire, and does not prize things difficult to get.
商君书·垦令》:民平则则难变。
If the people have peace, they are circumspect, and being circumspect, they are difficult to move.
孙子兵法·火攻》:故明君之,良将警之,此安国全军之道也。
Hence the enlightened ruler is heedful, and the good general full of caution. This is the way to keep a country at peace and an army intact.
史记·五帝本纪》:尧善之,乃使舜和五典,五典能从。
Yao praised Shun, and told him to carefully harmonize the five human relationships and when they could be obeyed.
荀子·大略》:君人者不可以不取臣,匹夫不可不取友。
说苑·君道》:夫上之化下,犹风靡草,东风则草靡而西,西风则草靡而东,在风所由而草为之靡,是故人君之动不可不也。
春秋繁露·玉杯》:是故善为师者,既美其道,有其行,齐时蚤晚,任多少,适疾徐,造而勿趋,稽而勿苦,省其所为,而成其所湛,故力不劳而身大成。
韩诗外传·卷二》:孔子曰:“不其前,而悔其后。”
大戴礼记·礼察》:易曰:“君子始,差若毫厘,缪之千里。”
白虎通德论·京师》:所以均教道,平往来,使善易以闻,为恶易以闻,明当惧,损于善恶。
新书·修政语上》:是以明君其举,而君子其与,然后福可必归,灾可必去也。
新序·善谋》:虞卿闻之曰:“此饰说也,王勿予。”
中论·法象》:夫法象立、所以为君子,法象者、莫先乎正容貌、威仪,是故先王之制礼也,为冕服采章以旌之,为佩玉鸣璜以声之,欲其尊也,欲其庄也,焉可懈慢也?
孔子家语·相鲁》:有公氏者,妻淫不制。
潜夫论·务本》:本略末犹可也,舍本务末则恶矣。
论衡·命义》:受气时,母不谨,心妄虑邪。
风俗通义·叶令祠》:晋曰:‘然,吾后三年将上宾于天,女无言,祸将及女。’
孔丛子·论书》:公笑而目孔子,曰:“《周书》所谓‘明德罚’,陈子明德也。”
申鉴·政体》:百姓上下睹利害之存乎己也,故肃恭其心,修其行,内不忒惑,外无异望,虑其暏去徼幸,无罪过不忧惧,请谒无所听,财赂无所用,则民志平矣。
忠经·圣君章》:是以兢兢戒,日增其明。
素书·安礼章》:见已生者将生,恶其迹者须避之。
新语·本行》:故君子笃于义而薄于利,敏于事而于言,所□□□功德也。
独断·卷上》:然则人主必所幸也。
蔡中郎集·独断》:然则人主必所幸也。
列子·说符》:故曰:尔言,将有知之。
鶡冠子·著希》:故观贤人之于乱世也,其勿以为定情也。
文子·精诚》:故理人者,所以感之。
文始真经·九药》:学道之士,遇微言妙行,勿执之。
鬻子》:诛赏之焉。
老子河上公章句》:举事辄加重与。
韩非子·初见秦》:且臣闻之曰:“战战栗栗,日一日,苟其道,天下可有。”
申不害·佚文》:令之不行,是无君也,故明君令。北堂书钞四十五、艺文类聚五十四、绎史一百十一
管子·版法解》:方冬无事,观终始,审察事理。
吴子·料敌》:燕性悫,其民,好勇义,寡诈谋,故守而不走。

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