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Chinese Text Project

U+754F

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo
𤰣
Semantic variant
𤰲
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 4 strokes = 9 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.360#4 Kangxi: p.760#22 Cihai: p.913r1c01 GSR: 573.a Hanyu: v4,p2532#03
Composition:Component of: 𢉝 𦈓 𪫑 𫗭 𣉍 𤧖 𥚸 [More]
Mandarin:wèi wēi wěi ㄨㄟˋ ㄨㄟ ㄨㄟˇ
Cantonese:wai3
Tang reconstruction:*qiuə̀i
Shuowen:甶部》畏:惡也。从甶,虎省。鬼頭而虎爪,可畏也。
Guangyun:廣韻·去聲··》畏:畏懼。
Kangxi:康熙字典·田部·》畏:〔古文〕𤰲𤰣《唐韻》於胃切《集韻》紆胃切,𠀤音尉。惡也。《廣韻》畏懼。《增韻》忌也。又心服也。怯也。《易·震卦》雖凶无咎,畏鄰戒也。《書·呂𠛬》永畏惟罰。《傳》當長畏懼,惟爲天所罰。又《集韻》於非切,音威。《書·臯陶謨》天明畏,自我民明威。《傳》天明可畏,亦用民成其威。《釋文》畏如字。徐音威。○按《古文尚書》威畏同,天威棐忱,今文作畏。《禮·表記》引書:德威惟威。註:讀作畏。又《周禮·冬官考工記·弓人》夫角之中,恆當弓之畏,畏也者必橈。杜子春云畏當作威。威謂弓淵,角之中央與淵相當。鄭謂畏讀如秦師入隈之隈。《釋文》畏,烏回反。又《集韻》鄔賄切,音猥。同嵔。嵔壘,山名。或省。
考證:〔《周禮·冬官考工記·弓人》夫角之中,恆當弓之畏,畏也者必橈。《註》畏作威。〕謹照原文註畏作威改:杜子春云畏當作威。
Fanqie:於胃 (《廣韻·去聲··》)
Unihan definition:fear, dread, awe, reverence

CTP Dictionary


wèi ㄨㄟˋ (1): 怕。 Fear.
孟子·盡心上》:善政民之,善教民愛之。
Good government is feared by the people, while good instructions are loved by them.
史記·高祖本紀》:高祖醉,曰:「壯士行,何!」
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (2): 使害怕,嚇唬。 Make fear, scare.
漢書·景十三王傳》:謂去曰:「前殺昭平,反來我,今欲靡爛望卿,使不能神。」
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (3): 敬畏,敬服。 Revere, respect.
論語·子罕》:子曰:「後生可,焉知來者之不如今也?」
The Master said, "A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do we know that his future will not be equal to our present?"
孟子·公孫丑上》:曾西蹴然曰:『吾先子之所也。』
Zeng Zi looked uneasy, and said, "He was an object of veneration to my grandfather."
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (4): 擔心,疑慮。 Worry.
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (5): 拘禁。 Detain, restrain.
論語·子罕》:於匡
The Master was put in fear in Kuang.
呂氏春秋·勸學》:孔子於匡,顏淵後,孔子曰:「吾以汝為死矣。」
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (6): 死。 Die.
呂氏春秋·勸學》:曾點使曾參,過期而不至,人皆見曾點曰:「無乃邪?」
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (7): 通「隈」:弓的彎曲處。 Curved part of a bow.
周禮·冬官考工記》:夫角之中,恒當弓之
wēi ㄨㄟ (8): 通「威」:威力。 Might, power.
韓非子·主道》:其行罰也,乎如雷霆,神聖不能解也。
管子·牧民》:故刑罰不足以其意,殺戮不足以服其心。

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