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Chinese Text Project

U+6587

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Specialized semantic variant

Specialized semantic variant

Radical:+ 0 strokes = 4 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.109#30 Kangxi: p.477#01 Cihai: p.608r4c02 GSR: 475.a Hanyu: v3,p2169#01
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𠠼 𣁁 𫿭 𪞙 𫔻 𭃉 𪢨 𡵡 𢪖 𤝋 [More]
Mandarin:wén wèn ㄨㄣˊ ㄨㄣˋ
Cantonese:man4 man6
Tang reconstruction:*miən
Shuowen:文部》文:錯畫也。象交文。凡文之屬皆从文。
Guangyun:廣韻·上平聲··》文:文章也,又美也,善也,兆也,亦州名禹貢梁州之域自戰國時宋及齊梁皆諸羌所據後魏平蜀始置州亦姓漢有廬江文翁。無分切,十六。
Kangxi:康熙字典·文部·文部》文:《唐韻》《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》𠀤無分切,音紋。《說文》錯畫也。《玉篇》文章也。《釋名》文者,會集衆綵,以成錦繡。合集衆字,以成辭義,如文繡然也。《易·繫辭》物相雜,故曰文。《周禮·天官·典絲》供其絲纊組文之物。《註》畫繪之事,靑與赤謂之文。《禮·樂記》五色成文而不亂。又《尚書序》古者伏犧氏之王天下也,始畫八卦,造書契,以代結繩之政,由是文籍生焉。《疏》文,文字也。《說文》序》依類象形,故謂之文。其後形聲相益,卽謂之字。《古今通論》倉頡造書,形立謂之文,聲具謂之字。又《易·乾卦文言疏》文謂文飾。又《易·坤卦》文在中也。《疏》通達文理。《史記·禮書》貴本之謂文,親用之謂理。兩者合而成文,以歸太一,是謂太隆。又《·堯典》欽明文思安安。《疏》發舉則有文謀。又《禮·禮器》先王之立禮也,有本有文。忠信,禮之本也。義理,禮之文也。《史記·樂書》禮自外作,故文。《註》文猶動,禮肅人貌。貌在外,故云動。又《禮·樂記》禮減而進,以進爲文。樂盈而反,以反爲文。《註》文,猶美也,善也。又《左傳·僖二十三年》吾不如衰之文也。《註》有文辭也。又《前漢·酷吏傳》司馬安之文法。《註》以文法傷害人也。《又》按其獄皆文致不可得反。《註》言其文案整密也。又姓。《前漢·循吏傳》文翁,廬江舒人也。又《史記·諡法》經緯天地曰文,道德博聞曰文,勤學好問曰文,慈惠愛民曰文,愍民惠禮曰文,錫民爵位曰文。又獸名。《山海經》放臯之山有獸焉,其狀如蜂,岐尾,反舌,善呼,曰文文。又《集韻》文運切,音問。《論語》小人之過也,必文。《朱傳》文,飾之也,去聲。又眉貧切,音珉。飾也。《禮·玉藻》大夫以魚須文竹,劉昌宗讀。又《韻補》叶微勻切。《崔駰·達旨》摛以皇質,雕以唐文。六合怡怡,比屋爲仁。《張衡·西京賦》都邑游俠,張趙之倫。齊志無忌,擬跡田文。又叶無沿切。《蔡洪棊賦》畫路表界,白質朱文。典直有正,方而不圓。
Fanqie:無分 (《廣韻·上平聲··》)
Unihan definition:literature, culture, writing

CTP Dictionary


wén ㄨㄣˊ (1.1): 色彩交錯。 Mixture of colours.
周易·繫辭下》:兼三材而兩之,故六六者,非它也,三材之道也,道有變動,故曰爻,爻有等,故曰物,物相雜,故曰不當,故吉凶生焉。
wén ㄨㄣˊ (1.2): 花紋。 Decorative design.
韓非子·十過》:夏后氏沒,殷人受之,作為大路,而建九旒,食器雕琢,觴酌刻鏤,四壁堊墀,茵席雕,此彌侈矣,而國之不服者五十三。
wén ㄨㄣˊ (1.3): 刻畫花紋或文字。 Portray in words or pictures.
史記·趙世家》:夫翦發身,錯臂左衽,甌越之民也。
wén ㄨㄣˊ (2): 文采,紋飾,與「質」相對。 Adornment, embellishment.
論語·顏淵》:棘子成曰:「君子質而已矣,何以為?」
Ji Zi Cheng said, "In a superior man it is only the substantial qualities which are wanted; why should we seek for ornamental accomplishments?"
春秋左傳》:言之無,行而不遠。
wén ㄨㄣˊ (3): 外表,形式。 External appearance.
國語·魯語下》:夫服,心之也。
wén ㄨㄣˊ (4): 字,文字。 Characters, words.
國語·晉語八》:,『蟲』
wén ㄨㄣˊ (5.1): 文獻,典籍。 Books, works.
論語·學而》:行有餘力,則以學
When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies.
史記·伯夷列傳》:詩書雖缺,然虞夏之可知也。
wén ㄨㄣˊ (5.2): 特指儒家的禮儀制度。 Confucian doctrine.
論語·子罕》:曰:「文王既沒,不在茲乎?」
He said, "After the death of King Wen, was not the cause of truth lodged here in me?"
韓非子·五蠹》:儒以亂法,俠以武犯禁,而人主兼禮之,此所以亂也。
史記·游俠列傳》:韓子曰:「儒以亂法,而俠以武犯禁。」
wén ㄨㄣˊ (6): 非軍事的,與「武」相對。 Civilian, non-military.
淮南子·兵略訓》:是故合之以,齊之以武,是謂必取。
孫子兵法·行軍》:故令之以,齊之以武,是謂必取。
國語·周語中》:臣聞之曰:『武不可覿,不可匿。』
wén ㄨㄣˊ (7): 鼓。 Drum (musical instrument).
禮記·樂記》:弦匏笙簧,會守拊鼓,始奏以,復亂以武,治亂以相,訊疾以雅。
The stringed instruments (above) and those made from gourd shells with the organs and their metal tongues (below), are all kept waiting for the striking of the drum. The music first strikes up at the sound of the drum; and when it ends, it is at the sound of the cymbals. The close of each part of the performance is regulated by the Xiang, and the rapidity of the motions by the Ya.
wén ㄨㄣˊ (8): 量詞:銅錢一枚稱一文。 Measure word for money.
wèn ㄨㄣˋ (9): 修飾,增加文采。 Adorn, embellish.
論語·憲問》:子曰:「若臧武仲之知,公綽之不欲,卞莊子之勇,冉求之藝,之以禮樂,亦可以為成人矣。」
The Master said, "Suppose a man with the knowledge of Zang Wu Zhong, the freedom from covetousness of Gong Chuo, the bravery of Zhuang of Bian, and the varied talents of Ran Qiu; add to these the accomplishments of the rules of propriety and music - such a one might be reckoned a COMPLETE man."
荀子·儒效》:詩言是其志也,書言是其事也,禮言是其行也,樂言是其和也,春秋言是其微也,故風之所以為不逐者,取是以節之也,小雅之所以為小者,取是而之也,大雅之所以為大者,取是而光之也,頌之所以為至者,取是而通之也。
wèn ㄨㄣˋ (10): 掩飾。 Conceal, gloss over.
論語·子張》:子夏曰:「小人之過也必。」
Zi Xia said, "The mean man is sure to gloss his faults."
荀子·榮辱》:飾邪說,姦言,為倚事,陶誕突盜,惕悍憍暴,以偷生反側於亂世之間,是姦人之所以取危辱死刑也。
韓詩外傳·卷四》:夫當世之愚,飾邪說,姦言,以亂天下,欺惑眾愚,使混然不知是非治亂之所存者、則是范睢、魏牟、田文、莊周、慎到、田駢、墨翟、宋鉼、鄧析、惠施之徒也。
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