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U+672C

Seal script

Jinwen

Semantic variant

Alternate form

Semantic variant
𡴡
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 1 strokes = 5 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.282#21 Kangxi: p.509#07 Cihai: p.666r3c01 GSR: 440.a Hanyu: v2,p1151#01
Composition:Component of: 𡇐 𠄯 𡊖 𡭦 𡿶 𭕕 𢫆 𪰐 𪱻 𦚄 𤙃 𭯓 𭿸 𤱙 [More]
Mandarin:běn ㄅㄣˇ
Cantonese:bun2
Tang reconstruction:*bə̌n
Shuowen:木部》本:木下曰本。从木,一在其下。
Guangyun:广韵·上声··》本:本末又治也,下也,旧也。《说文》曰:木下曰本从木一在其下俗作夲夲自音叨。布忖切,六。
Kangxi:康熙字典·木部·木部》本:〔古文〕楍㮺𡴡《唐韵》《正韵》布忖切《集韵》《韵会》补衮切,𠀤奔上声。《说文》木下曰本。从木,一在其下,草木之根柢也。《左传·昭元年》木水之有本原。《班固·西都赋》元元本本,殚见洽闻。又《玉篇》始也。又《广韵》旧也,下也。《礼·礼器》反本修古,不忘其初。《尔雅·释器疏》柢本也,凡物之本,必在底下。又《左传注》豫爲后地曰张本。又《曲礼》韭曰丰本,菖蒲根曰昌本。又《集韵》《类篇》𠀤逋昆切。同奔。喻德宣誉曰本走。又叶方典切,音匾。《班婕妤·擣素赋》调非常律,声无定本。或连跃而更投,或暂舒而常敛。
考证:〔《曲礼注》韭曰丰本。〕谨按韭曰丰本系经文,非注文,谨省注字。
Fanqie:布忖 (《广韵·上声··》)
Unihan definition:root, origin, source; basis

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Example usage

论语·学而》:君子务立而道生。
The superior man bends his attention to what is radical. That being established, all practical courses naturally grow up.
孟子·告子下》:不揣其而齐其末,方寸之木可使高于岑楼。
If you do not adjust them at their lower extremities, but only put their tops on a level, a piece of wood an inch square may be made to be higher than the pointed peak of a high building.
礼记·服问》:麻之有者,变三年之葛。
'Where they wore the sash with the roots of hemp wrought into the cloth, they changed it for the dolychos cloth of the three years' mourning.
孝经·丧亲》:生事爱敬,死事哀戚,生民之尽矣,死生之义备矣,孝子之事亲终矣。
The services of love and reverence to parents when alive, and those of grief and sorrow to them when dead: these completely discharge the fundamental duty of living men. The righteous claims of life and death are all satisfied, and the filial son's service of his parents is completed.
扬子法言·》:事有真,陈施于意,动不克,咸诸身,撰《修身》。
Everything has an original essence, but it is unfolded in myriad forms. If one's actions cannot be brought to completion, one must seek the root of the matter in oneself. Thus, I have written "Cultivating the Self."
庄子·逍遥游》:其大拥肿而不中绳墨,其小枝卷曲而不中规矩,立之涂,匠者不顾。
Its trunk swells out to a large size, but is not fit for a carpenter to apply his line to it; its smaller branches are knotted and crooked, so that the disk and square cannot be used on them. Though planted on the wayside, a builder would not turn his head to look at it.
道德经》:轻则失,躁则失君。
If he do act lightly, he has lost his root (of gravity); if he proceed to active movement, he will lose his throne.
商君书·更法》:孝公平画,公孙鞅、甘龙、杜挚三大夫御于君,虑世事之变,讨正法之,求使民之道。
Duke Xiao discussed his policy. The three Great Officers, Gong sun Yang, Gan Long and Du Zhi, were in attendance on the Prince. Their thoughts dwelt on the vicissitudes of the world's affairs; they discussed the principles of rectifying the law, and they sought for the way of directing the people.
荀子·大略》:兰茞槁,渐于蜜醴,一佩易之。
说苑·修文》:黄帝诏伶伦作为音律,伶伦自大夏之西,乃之昆仑之阴,取竹于嶰谷,以生窍厚薄均者,断两节间,其长九寸而吹之,以为黄钟之宫,日含少次,制十二管,以昆仑之下,听凤之鸣,以别十二律,其雄鸣为六,雌鸣亦六,以比黄钟之宫,适合黄钟之宫,皆可生之,而律之也。
春秋繁露·玉杯》:天地,故长于数。
韩诗外传·卷一》:夫利为害,而福为祸先,唯不求利者为无害,不求福者为无祸。
大戴礼记·主言》:七教者,治民之也,教定是正矣。
白虎通德论·》:内者为,故不改内也。
新书·大政下》:夫民者,诸侯之也。
新序·善谋下》:上曰:“言都秦地者,娄敬也。”
中论·修本》:用乎己者谓之务,用乎人者谓之近末。
孔子家语·大昏解》:爱与敬,其政之与。
潜夫论·务本》:凡为人之大体,莫善于抑末而务,莫不善于离而餝末。
论衡·命义》:性命在,故《礼》有胎教之法:子在身时,席不正不坐。
太玄经·》:测曰,“满仓”“芜田”、不能修也。
风俗通义》:圣人废,则还其俗。
孔丛子·广言》:苞、跋,也。
申鉴·政体》:夫道之,仁义而已矣。
忠经·天地神明章》:为国之,何莫由忠!
素书·原始章》:夫欲为人之,不可无一焉。
新语·道基》:于是后圣乃定《五经》,明《六艺》,承天统地,穷事微,原情立,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》:群臣有所奏请,无尚书令奏制字,则荅曰“已奏”,如书官下所当至,亦曰诏。
蔡中郎集·独断》:群臣有所奏请,无尚书令奏制字,则荅曰“已奏”,如书官下所当至,亦曰诏。
墨子·经说下》:相衡则短标长,两加焉重相若,则标必下,标得权也。
鲁胜墨辩注叙》:墨子著书作辩经以立名,惠施、公孙龙祖述其学,以正别
列子·天瑞》:道终乎无始,进乎不久。
鶡冠子·博选》:君也者,端神明者也,神明者,以人为者也,人者,以贤圣为者也,贤圣者,以博选为者也,博选者,以五至为者也。
文子·道原》:是以圣人内修其,而不外饰其末,厉其精神,偃其知见故漠然无为而无不为也,无治而无不治也。
文始真经·一宇》:圣人之道:无首,末无尾,所以应物不穷。
列仙传·赤松子》:今之雨师是焉。
鬻子》:卿相者、侯之也。
老子河上公章句》:始者道也,吐气布化,出于虚无,为天地始也。
韩非子·有度》:此亡之也。
申不害·佚文》:土,食之也。太平御览三十七、天中记七、绎史一百十一
管子·轻重戊》:衡山之君告其相曰:“天下争吾械器,令其买再什以上”,衡山之民,释其而修械器之巧。

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