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U+80A2

Seal script

Semantic variant

Radical:+ 4 strokes = 8 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.40#47 Kangxi: p.974#18 Cihai: p.1089r4c01 GSR: 864.c Hanyu: v3,p2047#03
Composition:Left: , right: .
Mandarin:zhī shì ㄕˋ
Cantonese:zi1
Tang reconstruction:jiɛ
Guangyun:廣韻·上平聲··》肢:肢體。
Kangxi:康熙字典·肉部·》肢:《廣韻》《集韻》《韻會》章移切《正韻》旨而切,𠀤音支。《廣韻》𨈛躰。《集韻》體四胑也。或作𨈪𨈛,通作支。《管子·君臣篇》四肢不通,六道不達。又腰肢。《庾肩吾詩》非關能結束,本自細腰肢。又《五音集韻》矢利切,屍去聲。佒也。
Fanqie:章移 (《廣韻·上平聲··》)
Unihan definition:human limbs; animal feet

Example usage

孟子·盡心下》:孟子曰:「口之於味也,目之於色也,耳之於聲也,鼻之於臭也,四之於安佚也,性也,有命焉,君子不謂性也。」
Mencius said, 'For the mouth to desire sweet tastes, the eye to desire beautiful colours, the ear to desire pleasant sounds, the nose to desire fragrant odours, and the four limbs to desire ease and rest - these things are natural. But there is the appointment of Heaven in connexion with them, and the superior man does not say of his pursuit of them, "It is my nature."'
墨子·尚賢中》:賢人唯毋得明君而事之,竭四之力以任君之事,終身不倦。
The virtuous men on the other hand only hoped to find an enlightened ruler to serve - exhausting all the powers of the four limbs to attend to the king's business - untired to the end of their lives.
莊子·大宗師》:顏回曰:「墮體,黜聰明,離形去知,同於大通,此謂坐忘。」
Yan Hui replied, 'My connexion with the body and its parts is dissolved; my perceptive organs are discarded. Thus leaving my material form, and bidding farewell to my knowledge, I am become one with the Great Pervader. This I call sitting and forgetting all things.'
商君書·算地》:其上世之士,衣不煖膚,食不滿腸,苦其志意,勞其四,傷其五臟,而益裕廣耳,非性之常,而為之者,名也。
Above these are the scholars of the world; their clothes do not warm their skins, their food does not fill their stomachs, they travail their thoughts, fatigue their four limbs and suffer in their five internal organs, and yet they go on increasing their activity. This is not prompted by the eternal principles of human nature, but for the sake of fame.
說苑·正諫》:毐敗,始皇乃取毐四車裂之,取其兩弟囊撲殺之,取皇太后遷之于萯陽宮,下令曰:「敢以太后事諫者,戮而殺之!」
春秋繁露》:從之身有四,每有三節,三四十二,十二節相持而形體立矣。
韓詩外傳·卷二》:人謂子賤,則君子矣,佚四,全耳目,平心氣,而百官理,任其數而已
潛夫論·實貢》:夫聖人純,賢者駮,周公不求備,四不相兼,況末世乎?
韓非子·解老》:人之身三百六十節,四,九竅,其大具也
慎子·逸文》:斬人體,鑿其肌膚,謂之刑。
管子·君臣下》:六道,身之體也。
尉繚子·戰威》:故戰者必本乎率身以勵眾士,如心之使四也。
三略·上略》:夫為國之道,恃賢與民,信賢如腹心,使民如四,則策無遣。
淮南子·覽冥訓》:輔佐有能,黜讒佞之端,息巧辯之說,除刻削之法,去煩苛之事,屏流言之跡,塞朋黨之門,消知能,修太常,隳體,絀聰明,大通混冥,解意釋神,漠然若無魂魄,使萬物各復歸其根,則是所修伏犧氏之跡,而反五帝之道也。
呂氏春秋·察賢》:宓子則君子矣,逸四,全耳目,平心氣,而百官以治義矣,任其數而已矣
釋名·釋喪制》:車裂曰轘,轘,散也,體分散也。
黃帝內經·小鍼解》:麤守關者,守四而不知血氣正邪之往來也。
難經·經脈診候》:其病:四滿,閉癃,溲便難,轉節。
傷寒論·辨脈法》:脣吻反青,四漐習者,此為肝絕也。
抱朴子·地真》:之列,猶郊境也。
神仙傳·彭祖》:心存其身,頭面九竅,五藏四,至於毛發,皆令其存。
通典·肉刑議》:今英輔翼贊,道邈伊、周,誠宜明慎用刑,愛人弘育,申哀矜以革濫,移大辟於體,全性命之至重,恢繁息於將來。
四書章句集注》:一體,猶一也。
西遊記》:因見風,化作一個石猴,五官俱備,四皆全。
三國演義》:早有人來濮陽報呂布,說曹操被火燒傷體,到寨身死。
金瓶梅》:當下桂姐踢了兩跑下來,使的塵生眉畔,汗濕腮邊,氣喘吁吁,腰睏乏
封神演義》:卻將妖言惑眾、利口侮君、不尊法度、無事妄生諫章、與諸般違法者,跣剝官服,將鐵索纏身,裹圍銅柱之上,只炮烙四筋骨,不須臾,煙盡骨消,盡成灰燼。
廣韻·》:體。
太平御覽·隴右道》:六國至秦,戎狄居焉。
太平廣記·彭祖》:九竅,五臟四,至于毛髮,皆令具至。
朱子語類》:齊梁間之詩,讀之使人四皆懶慢不收拾。
宋景文公筆記》:剛四者骨也,剛大廈者棟也,剛天下者兵也。
郁離子》:何不使之為土為石乎,而強生以四
墨子閒詁·脩身》:暢之四支,說文·肉部》云:「胑,體四胑也,或作」。
紅樓夢》:脾土被肝木剋制者,必定不思飲食,精神倦怠,四酸軟。
全唐詩》:金創生節,相與拔箭鏃。
康熙字典·風部》:《註》末,四也。
儒林外史》:姑娘們拿出汗巾子來揩,他又奪過去擦夾窩。

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