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Chinese Text Project

U+722D

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Semantic variant
Simplified character
𠄙
Semantic variant
𠫩
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 4 strokes = 8 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.190#2 Kangxi: p.688#33 Cihai: p.863r1c01 GSR: 811.a Hanyu: v3,p2031#03
Composition:Component of: 𠲜 𬋨 𨛰 𡸵 𢏰 𫐭 𢛵 𪰭 𪸾 𪺓 𦱊 𡴣 𪟐 𠬉 [More]
Mandarin:zhēng zhèng ㄓㄥ ㄓㄥˋ
Cantonese:caang1 zaang1 zang1
Tang reconstruction:*jrɛng
Shuowen:𠬪部》爭:引也。从𠬪、𠂆。 
Guangyun:廣韻·下平聲··》爭:競也,引也。側莖切,七。
Kangxi:康熙字典·爪部·》爭:〔古文〕𠫩𠄙《唐韻》側莖切《集韻》甾耕切,𠀤音箏。《說文》引也。从𠬪。《徐鉉曰》音曳。𠬪二手而曳之,爭之道也。《廣韻》競也。《·大禹謨》汝惟不矜,天下莫與汝爭能。汝惟不伐,天下莫與汝爭功。又《玉篇》諫也。又訟也。《增韻》理也,辨也。《禮·曲禮》分爭辨訟,非禮不決。又姓。《正字通》印藪有爭不識,爭同。又《集韻》側逬切,箏去聲。義同。又《廣韻》本作諍,諫諍也,止也。《孝經·諫諍章》天子有爭臣七人。《韻會》俗作争,非。
考證:〔《禮·曲禮》非理不決。〕謹照原文非理改非禮。
Fanqie:側莖 (《廣韻·下平聲··》)
Unihan definition:to dispute, fight, contend, strive

Example usage

論語·八佾》:子曰:「君子無所,必也射乎!」
The Master said, "The student of virtue has no contentions. If it be said he cannot avoid them, shall this be in archery?"
孟子·離婁上》:地以戰,殺人盈野。
When contentions about territory are the ground on which they fight, they slaughter men till the fields are filled with them.
禮記·曲禮上》:辨訟,非禮不決。
Nor can the clearing up of quarrels and discriminating in disputes be accomplished.
孝經·諫諍》:昔者天子有臣七人,雖無道,不失其天下。
Anciently, if the Son of Heaven had seven ministers who would remonstrate with him, although he had not right methods of government, he would not lose his possession of the kingdom.
墨子·經上》:辯,彼也。
Yi (end/finish).
莊子·人間世》:德蕩乎名,知出乎
Virtue is dissipated in (the pursuit of) the name for it, and wisdom seeks to display itself in the striving with others.
道德經》:不尚賢,使民不
Not to value and employ men of superior ability is the way to keep the people from rivalry among themselves.
商君書·開塞》:務勝則,力征則訟,訟而無正,則莫得其性也。
The former led to quarrels, and the latter to disputes. If in disputes there were no justice, no one would be satisfied.
孫子兵法·謀攻》:必以全于天下,故兵不頓,利可全,此謀攻之法也。
With his forces intact he will dispute the mastery of the Empire, and thus, without losing a man, his triumph will be complete. This is the method of attacking by stratagem.
史記·殷本紀》:自中丁以來,廢適而更立諸弟子,弟子或相代立,比九世亂,於是諸侯莫朝。
Ever since the reign of Zhongding the legitimate heir had been set aside, and junior scions put on the throne instead. These used to fight and displace each other. For the last nine generations there had been anarchy, and the princes neglected to come to court.
荀子·大略》:利如蚤甲,而喪其掌。
說苑·君道》:二國者,未見文王之身,而讓其所以為閑田而反
春秋繁露·立元神》:釋其讎怨,視其所,差其黨族,所依為臬,據位治人,用何為名,累日積久,何功不成。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:知而不,非忠也。
大戴禮記·主言》:孔子曰:「上敬老則下益孝,上順齒則下益悌,上樂施則下益諒,上親賢則下擇友,上好德則下不隱,上惡貪則下恥,上強果則下廉恥,民皆有別,則貞、則正,亦不勞矣,此謂七教。」
白虎通德論·禮樂》:所以尊人自損也,不
新書·大政上》:豈其以狂與惑自為之,明君而君子乎,聞善而行之如,聞惡而改之如讎,然後禍菑可離,然後保福也。
新序·善謀下》:歲餘,上欲廢太子,立戚氏夫人子趙王如意,大臣多,未能得堅決者也。
中論·脩本》:喜語乎已然,好乎遂事,墮於今日,而懈於後旬。
孔子家語·三恕》:昔者明王萬乘之國,有臣七人,則主無過舉。
潛夫論·務本》:今學問之士,好語虛無之事,著彫麗之文,以求見異於世,品人鮮識,從而高之,此傷道德之實,而或矇夫之大者也。
論衡·累害》:位少人眾,仕者進,進者位,見將相毀,增加傅致,將昧不明,然納其言,一害也。
太玄經·》:測曰,「戾腹」「正背」、中外也。
風俗通義》:重遭戰國,約從連橫,好惡殊心,真偽紛
孔叢子·嘉言》:劉子曰:「方今周室衰微而諸侯力,孔丘布衣,聖將安施?」
申鑒·政體》:君臣親而有禮,百僚和而不同,讓而不,勤而不怨,無事惟職是司,此治國之風也。
忠經·廣至理章》:崇讓則人不
新語·無為》:未有上仁而下殘,上義而下者也。
蔡中郎集·正交論》:其論交也,曰:「富貴則人趨之,貧賤則人去之。」
列子·黃帝》:其反也,舍者與之席矣。
鶡冠子·天則》:彼教苦故民行薄,失之本故於末。
文子·道原》:是以處上而民不重,居前而人不害,天下歸之,姦邪畏之,以其無於萬物也,故莫敢與之
文始真經·一宇》:之,而介之。
老子河上公章句》:使民不
韓非子·初見秦》:悉其士民,軍於長平之下,以韓上黨。
慎子·民雜》:故曰:君人者,好為善以先下,則下不敢與君為善以先君矣,皆私其所知以自覆掩,有過,則臣反責君,逆亂之道也。
管子·輕重戊》:管子對曰:「公其令人貴買衡山之械器而賣之,燕代必從公而買之,秦趙聞之,必與公之,衡山之械器,必倍其賈,天下之,衡山械器,必什倍以上。」
公孫龍子·通變論》:而明,其色碧也。
吳子·圖國》:吳子曰:「凡兵之所起者有五:一曰名,二曰利,三曰積德惡,四曰內亂,五曰因饑。」
六韜·大禮》:太公曰:「安徐而靜,柔節先定,善與而不。」
司馬法·仁本》:義不利,是以明其義也。

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