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Simplified Chinese version

U+795E

Seal script

Jinwen

Jianbo

Alternate form
𥛠
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 5 strokes = 10 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.102#24 Kangxi: p.842#03 GSR: 385.j Hanyu: v4,p2392#01
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𨕫 𥔻 𬷫
Mandarin:shén shēn ㄕㄣˊ ㄕㄣ
Cantonese:san1 san4
Tang reconstruction:*jhin
Shuowen:示部》神:天神,引出万物者也。从示、申。
Guangyun:广韵·上平声··》神:灵也,易系辞曰隂阳不测之谓神亦姓风俗通云神农之后汉有骑都尉神曜何氏姓苑云今琅邪人。食邻切,二。
Kangxi:康熙字典·示部·》神:〔古文〕𥛠《唐韵》食邻切《集韵》《韵会》乗人切,𠀤音晨。《说文》天神,引出万物者也。《徐曰》申卽引也,天主降气,以感万物,故言引出万物。又《皇极经世》天之神栖乎日,人之神栖乎目。又神明。《·大禹谟》乃圣乃神。《孔传》圣无所不通,神妙无方。《易·系辞》隂阳不测之谓神。《王弼云》神也者,变化之极,妙万物而爲言,不可以形诘。《孟子》圣而不可知之谓神。又鬼神。阳魂爲神,隂魄爲鬼。气之伸者爲神,屈者爲鬼。又諡法。《史记》民无能名曰神。又姓。汉骑都尉神矅。又升人切,音伸。《张衡·东京赋》神荼副焉。《注》海中神名。神,音伸。荼,音舒。又叶时连切,音禅。《焦仲卿诗》念与世闲辞,千万不复全。故作不良计,勿复怨鬼神。《班固·答宾戏》言通帝王,谋合圣神,殷说梦发于傅岩,周望兆动于渭滨。《注》神,叶时连切。滨,叶𤰞眠切。○按:顾炎武《金石文字记》曰神,古𥓓多作𥛠,下从旦。《礼·郊特牲》所以交于旦明之义。郑康成云:旦当爲神,篆字之譌。《庄子》有旦宅而无情死,亦读爲神。盖昔之传书者遗其上半,因譌爲旦耳。此说甚是,非旦可作神也。
Fanqie:食邻 (《广韵·上平声··》)
Unihan definition:spirit, god, supernatural being

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Example usage

论语·八佾》:祭如在,祭在。
He sacrificed to the dead, as if they were present. He sacrificed to the spirits, as if the spirits were present.
孟子·尽心上》:夫君子所过者化,所存者,上下与天地同流,岂曰小补之哉?
Wherever the superior man passes through, transformation follows; wherever he abides, his influence is of a spiritual nature. It flows abroad, above and beneath, like that of Heaven and Earth. How can it be said that he mends society but in a small way!
礼记·缁衣》:事烦则乱,事则难。
When affairs come to be troublesome, there ensues disorder; when the spirits are served so, difficulties ensue.
孝经·感应》:天地明察,明彰矣。
When Heaven and Earth were served with intelligence and discrimination, the spiritual intelligences displayed (their retributive power).
扬子法言·》:心忽恍,经纬万方,事系诸道、德、仁、义、礼,撰《问》。
Shen (神) and xin (心) are shadowy and indistinct, but they are the warp and woof of the world, and their workings are bound up with the Dao, de, ren, yi, and li. Thus I have written "Asking About Shen."
墨子·亲士》:有五刀,此其错,错者必先靡,是以甘井近竭,招木近伐,灵龟近灼,蛇近暴。
Among the five swords the keenest will be first worn out. The sweet wells become sooner dry and the elegant trees are oftener felled. The tortoises that are more responsive are oftener burned and the snakes that show more magic power are more sacrificed.
庄子·逍遥游》:故曰:至人无己,人无功,圣人无名。
Therefore it is said, 'The Perfect man has no (thought of) self; the Spirit-like man, none of merit; the Sagely-minded man, none of fame.'
道德经》:不死,是谓玄牝。
The valley spirit dies not, aye the same; The female mystery thus do we name.
商君书·更法》:伏羲农教而不诛,黄帝尧舜诛而不怒,及至文武,各当时而立法,因事而制礼。
Fu Xi and Shen nong taught but did not punish; Huang di, Yao and Shun punished but were not angry; Wen wang and Wu wang both established laws in accordance with what was opportune and regulated rites according to practical requirements.
荀子·》:德厚而不捐,五采备而成文,往来惛惫,通于大,出入甚极,莫知其门。
说苑·修文》:韩褐子曰:“天子祭海内之,诸侯祭封域之内,大夫祭其亲,士祭其祖祢。”
春秋繁露·正贯》:声响盛化运于物,散入于理,德在天地,明休集,并行而不竭,盈于四海而讼声咏。
韩诗外传·卷二》:好一则博,博则精,精则则化,是以君子务结心乎一也。
大戴礼记》:非礼无以节事天地之明也,非礼无以辨君臣上下长幼之位也,非礼无以别男女父子兄弟之亲、昏姻、疏数之交也,君子以此之为尊敬然。
白虎通德论·》:故《援契》曰:“天覆地载谓之天子,上法斗极。”
新书·道德说》:莫不慕福,弗能必得,而人心以为鬼能与于利害,是故具牺牲俎豆粢盛,斋戒而祭鬼,欲以佐成福,故曰祭祀鬼,为此福者也。
新序·善谋》:夫韩、魏父子兄弟,接踵而死于秦者,将十世矣,本国残,社稷坏,宗庙隳,刳腹绝肠,折颡摺颈,身首分离,暴骨草泽,头颅僵仆,相望于境,系臣束子为群虏者,相及于路,鬼潢洋无所食,民不聊生,族类离散,流亡为仆妾者,盈海内矣,故韩、魏之不亡,秦社稷之忧也。
中论·治学》:学也者、所以疏达思、怡情理性,圣人之上务也。
孔子家语·相鲁》:裔不谋夏,夷不乱华,俘不干盟,兵不逼好,于为不祥,于德为愆义,于人为失礼。
潜夫论·赞学》:使巧倕加绳墨而制之以斤斧,女工加五色而制之以机杼,则皆成宗庙之器、黼黻之章,可著于鬼,可御于王公。
论衡·命禄》:故夫富贵若有助,贫贱若有鬼祸。
太玄经·》:次二,战于玄,其陈阴阳。
风俗通义·三皇》:《春秋运斗枢》说:“伏羲、女娲、农是三皇也。”
孔丛子·记问》:心之精是乎圣。
申鉴·政体》: 君子之所以动天地、应明、正万物,而成王治者,必本乎真实而已。
忠经·天地神明章》:忠能固君臣、安社稷、感天地、动明,而况于人乎?
素书·本德宗道章》:于至诚。
新语·道基》:至于农,以为行虫走兽,难以养民,乃求可食之物,尝百草之实,察酸苦之味,教民食五谷。
独断·卷上》:上古天子庖牺氏、农氏称皇。
蔡中郎集·独断》:帝谥:违拂不成曰隐,靖民则法曰黄,翼善传圣曰尧,仁圣盛明曰舜,残人多垒曰桀,残义损善曰纣,慈惠爱亲曰孝,爱民好与曰惠,圣善同文曰宣,声闻宣远曰昭,克定祸乱曰武,聪明睿智曰献,温柔圣善曰懿,布德执义曰穆,仁义说民曰元,安仁立政曰,布纲治纪曰平,乱而不损曰灵,保民耆艾曰明,辟土有德曰襄,贞心大度曰匡,大虑慈民曰定,知过能改曰恭,不生其国曰声,一德不懈曰简,夙兴夜寐曰敬,清白自守曰贞,柔德好众曰靖,安乐治民曰康,小心畏忌曰僖,中身早折曰悼,慈仁和民曰顺,好勇致力曰庄,恭人短折曰哀,在国逢难曰愍,名实过爽曰缪,壅遏不通曰幽,暴虐无亲曰厉,致志大图曰景,辟土兼国曰桓,经纬天地曰文,执义扬善曰怀,短折不成曰殇,去礼远众曰炀,怠政外交曰携,治典不敷曰祈。
列子·天瑞》:《黄帝书》曰:“谷不死,是谓玄牝。”
鶡冠子·博选》:君也者,端明者也,明者,以人为本者也,人者,以贤圣为本者也,贤圣者,以博选为本者也,博选者,以五至为本者也。
文子·道原》:古者三皇,得道之统,立于中央,与化游,以抚四方。
文始真经·一宇》:言之如吹影,思之如镂尘,圣智造迷,鬼不识。
列仙传·赤松子》:赤松子者,农时雨师也。
鬻子》:力生于,而功最于吏,福归于君。
老子河上公章句》:常道当以无为养,无事安民,含光藏晖,灭迹匿端,不可称道。
韩非子·主道》:其行罚也,畏乎如雷霆,圣不能解也。
慎子·威德》:夫三王五伯之德,参于天地,通于鬼,周于生物者,其得助博也。
谏逐客书》:是以地无四方,民无异国,四时充美,鬼降福,此五帝、三王之所以无敌也。
管子·轻重己》:生心,心生规,规生矩,矩生方,方生正,正生历,历生四时,四时生万物,圣人因而理之,道徧矣。

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