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Chinese Text Project

U+7537

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Semantic variant

Radical:+ 2 strokes = 7 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.221#29 Kangxi: p.759#02 Cihai: p.912r1c02 GSR: 649.a Hanyu: v4,p2529#05
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Compositionally related: 𤰛 . Component of: 𭄫 𡇨 𭜽 𪟞 𠲸 𤱘 𪶀 𭦉 𤽲 𭄹 𠢎 𭻙 𠨃 [More]
Mandarin:nán ㄋㄢˊ
Cantonese:naam4
Tang reconstruction:*nom
Shuowen:男部》男:丈夫也。从田从力。言男用力於田也。凡男之屬皆从男。
Guangyun:廣韻·下平聲··》男:男子也,又所封爵也,環齊要略曰男任詔事受王命爲君。
Kangxi:康熙字典·田部·》男:《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》𠀤那含切,音南。《說文》丈夫也。从田从力,言用力於田也。《白虎通》男,任也。任,功業也。《易·繫辭》乾道成男。又爵名。《禮·王制》公侯伯子男,凡五等。又姓。《史記·夏本紀》其後有男氏。又《韻補》叶尼心切,音寧。《·大雅》太娰嗣徽音,則百斯男。
Fanqie:那含 (《廣韻·下平聲··》)
Unihan definition:male, man; son; baron; surname

Example usage

孟子·萬章下》:天子一位,公一位,侯一位,伯一位,子、同一位,凡五等也。
The Son of Heaven constituted one dignity; the Gong one; the Hou one; the Bai one; and the Zi and the Nan each one of equal rank - altogether making five degrees of rank.
禮記·間傳》:期而小祥,練冠縓緣,要絰不除,子除乎首,婦人除乎帶。
At the end of the year, and when the first felicitous sacrifice has been offered, (the son) pas on the cap of dyed silk proper to that sacrifice, and the red collar, still retaining the sash and headband. A son begins at the head, and a woman with the girdle.
孝經·孝治》:子曰:「昔者明王之以孝治天下也,不敢遺小國之臣,而況於公、侯、伯、子、乎?」
The Master said, "Anciently, when the intelligent kings by means of filial piety ruled all under heaven, they did not dare to receive with disrespect the ministers of small states. How much less would they do so to the dukes, marquises, counts, and barons!"
揚子法言》:曰:「老人老,孤人孤,病者養,死者葬,子畝,婦人桑之謂思。」
Yangzi said: Treat the elderly as elderly, treat orphans as orphans; nourish the sick and bury the dead; let men tend their mou of land and let women tend the mulberry trees —you will be referred to as "cherished."
墨子·辭過》:為宮室之法,曰:
2高足以辟潤濕,邊足以圉風寒,上足以待雪霜雨露,宮牆之高,足以別女之禮,謹此則止。
The guiding principles for these buildings were these: The house shall be built high enough to avoid the damp and moisture; the walls thick enough to keep out the wind and cold; the roof strong enough to stand snow, frost, rain, and dew; and the walls in the palace high enough to observe the propriety of the sexes. These are sufficient.
莊子·天地》:使聖人多
But (the warden) continued, 'May the sage have many sons!'
商君書·去強》:強國知十三數:境內倉口之數,壯壯女之數,老弱之數,官士之數,以言說取食者之數,利民之數,馬牛芻藁之數。
A strong country knows thirteen figures: the number of granaries within its borders, the number of able-bodied men and of women, the number of old and of weak people, the number of officials and of officers, the number of those making a livelihood by talking, the number of useful people, the number of horses and of oxen, the quantity of fodder and of straw.
史記·五帝本紀》:於是堯乃以二女妻舜以觀其內,使九與處以觀其外。
So Yao gave him his two daughters in marriage in order to observe his conduct at home, and bade his nine sons put him in charge of a post so as to note his behaviour abroad.
荀子·大略》:咸、感也,以高下下,以下女,柔上而剛下。
說苑·脩文》:故古者兒生三日,桑弧蓬矢六射天地四方,天地四方者,子之所有事也,必有意其所有事,然後敢食穀,故曰:「不素飧兮。」
春秋繁露·玉英》:或發於,或發於女,其辭不可同也。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:、八月生齒,八歲而齠齒,十六而精化小通。
大戴禮記》:非禮無以節事天地之神明也,非禮無以辨君臣上下長幼之位也,非禮無以別女父子兄弟之親、昏姻、疏數之交也,君子以此之為尊敬然。
白虎通德論·》:謂公、侯、伯、子、
新書·解縣》:然後退齋三日,以報高廟,令天下無愚智女皆曰:「皇帝果大聖也。」
新序·節士》:朔之妻有遺腹,若幸而,吾奉之,即女也,吾徐死耳。
孔子家語·相魯》:長幼異食,強弱異任,女別塗。
潛夫論·賢難》:夫國不乏於妬也,猶家不乏於妬女也。
論衡·命義》:素女對黃帝陳五女之法,非徒傷父母之身,乃又賊女之性。
太玄經·》:次四,女事,不代之字。
風俗通義·六國》:成王舉文、武懃勞,而封熊繹於楚,食子之采,其十世稱王。
孔叢子·廣義》:女不以禮交,謂之淫。
申鑒·時事》:女正位乎外內,正家而天下定矣。
新語·至德》:公子牙、慶父之屬,敗上下之序,亂女之別,繼位者無所定,逆亂者無所懼。
獨斷·卷上》:又三老,老謂久也、舊也、壽也,皆取首妻女完具者,古者天子親袒割牲,執醬而饋,三公設几,九卿正履,使者安車輭輪送迎而至其家,天子獨拜于屏,其明旦三老詣闕謝,以其禮過厚故也。
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:右九棘、公侯伯子位也,群吏在其後。
列子·天瑞》:女之別,尊女卑,故以為貴。
鶡冠子·兵政》:鶡冠子曰:「天不能以早為晚,地不能以高為下,人不能以為女,賞不能勸不勝任,罰不能必不可。」
文子·精誠》:老子曰:昔黃帝之治天下,理日月之行,治陰陽之氣,節四時之度,正律曆之數,別女,明上下,使強不掩弱,眾不暴寡,民保命而不夭,歲時熟而不凶,百官正而無私,上下調而無尤,法令明而不闇,輔佐公而不阿,田者讓畔,道不拾遺,市不預賈,故於此時,日月星辰不失其行,風雨時節,五穀豐昌,鳳皇翔於庭,麒麟游於郊。
文始真經·五鑑》:心蔽女者,淫鬼攝之。
老子河上公章句》:赤子未知女會合而陰陽作怒者,由精氣多之所致也。
韓非子·亡徵》:后妻淫亂,主母畜穢,外內混通,女無別,是謂兩主,兩主者,可亡也。
管子·輕重戊》:楚之子居外,女子居涂,隰朋教民藏粟五倍
尉繚子·攻權》:卒聚將至,深入其地,錯絕其道,棲其大城大邑,使之登城逼危,女數重,各逼地形,而攻要塞。
孫子算經·卷中》:下得六,為分。
淮南子·齊俗訓》:帝顓頊之法,婦人不辟子于路者,拂之于四達之衢。
呂氏春秋·恃君》:昔太古嘗無君矣,其民聚生群處,知母不知父,無親戚兄弟夫妻女之別,無上下長幼之道,無進退揖讓之禮,無衣服履帶宮室畜積之便,無器械舟車城郭險阻之備,此無君之患。
春秋左傳》:夏,六月,己亥,蔡侯考父卒,辛亥,宿卒。
逸周書·職方解》:東南曰揚州,其山鎮曰會稽,其澤藪曰具區,其川三江,其浸五湖,其利金錫竹箭,其民二五女,其畜宜雞狗鳥獸,其穀宜稻。
國語·越語下》:女之功,除民之害,以避天殃。
晏子春秋》:不群樂以妨事,女不群樂以妨功。

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