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U+85E5

Seal script

Jinwen

Simplified character

Semantic variant

Alternate form

Radical:+ 15 strokes = 21 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.501#1 Kangxi: p.1065#47 Cihai: p.1175r5c01 GSR: 1125.p Hanyu: v5,p3320#11
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𡤤 𤄶 𢺇 𤓈 𥍐 𧆄 𮁚 𨰤 𭻽 𮮎
Mandarin:yào yuè shuò lüè ㄧㄠˋ ㄩㄝˋ ㄕㄨㄛˋ ㄌㄩㄝˋ
Cantonese:joek6
Tang reconstruction:*iɑk
Shuowen:草部》药:治病草。从草乐声。
Guangyun:广韵·入声··》药:《说文》云:治病草礼云医不三丗不服其药又姓后汉有南阳太守河内药崧。以灼切,三十一。
Kangxi:康熙字典·草部·十五》药:《唐韵》以灼切《韵会》弋约切,𠀤音跃。《说文》治病草。《史记·三皇本纪》神农氏甞百草,始有医药。《急就篇注》草木、金石、鸟兽、虫鱼之类,堪愈疾者,总名爲药。又《本草》芍药。详芍字注。又疗也。《·大雅》多将熇熇,不可救药。《庄子·天地篇》有虞氏之药疡也。又姓。《通志·氏族略》药氏,望出河内,后汉南阳太守药崧,晋有牙门药冲。又《韵会》式灼切,音铄。灼药,热貌。《丘迟·思贤赋》心灼药如伤。又旅灼切,音略。《张衡·南都赋》归雁鸣鵽,黄稻鱻鱼,以爲勺药。《注》勺药,五味之和。药音略。《西溪丛语》言勺药者,乃以鱼肉等物爲醢食也。《韩退之·郾城联句诗》五鼎调勺药。又,难祈却老药。上药旅酌切,下药以灼切,二药不同音。又《唐韵古音》医药之药去声,音効。又《字汇补》与籞苑之籞同。李正己曰:园亭中药阑,阑卽药,药卽阑,犹言围援,非花药之阑。《汉书·宣帝纪》:池药未幸者,假与贫民。凡《汉书》阑入宫禁,阑字多从草,则药阑字义尤分明也。
Fanqie:以灼 (《广韵·入声··》)
Unihan definition:drugs, pharmaceuticals, medicine

Example usage

论语·乡党》:康子馈,拜而受之。
Ji Kang having sent him a present of physic, he bowed and received it.
孟子·滕文公上》:》曰:‘若不瞑眩,厥疾不瘳。’
It is said in the Book of History, "If medicine do not raise a commotion in the patient, his disease will not be cured by it."
礼记·曲礼下》:君有疾,饮,臣先尝之。
When a ruler is ill, and has to drink medicine, the minister first tastes it.
墨子·尚同上》:天下之百姓,皆以水火毒相亏害,至有馀力不能以相劳,腐臭1馀财不以相分,隐匿良道不以相教,天下之乱,若禽兽然。
Everybody worked for the disadvantage of the others with water, fire, and poison. Surplus energy was not spent for mutual aid; surplus goods were allowed to rot without sharing; excellent teachings (Dao) were kept secret and not revealed. The disorder in the (human) world could be compared to that among birds and beasts.
庄子·逍遥游》:宋人有善为不龟手之者,世世以洴澼纩为事。
There was a man of Song who was skilful at making a salve which kept the hands from getting chapped; and (his family) for generations had made the bleaching of cocoon-silk their business.
诗经·溱洧》:维士与女、伊其相谑、赠之以勺
So the gentlemen and ladies. Make sport together, Presenting one another with small peonies.
尚书·说命上》:启乃心,沃朕心,若弗瞑眩,厥疾弗瘳。
Open your mind, and enrich my mind. (Be you) like medicine, which must distress the patient, in order to cure his sickness.
周易·无妄》:无妄之,不可试也。
'Medicine in the case of one who is free from insincerity!' - it should not be tried (at all).
荀子·富国》:彼得之,不足以伤补败。
说苑·辨物》:子容擣,子明吹耳,阳仪反神,子越扶形,子游矫摩。
春秋繁露·玉杯》:臣之宜为君讨贼也,犹子之宜为父尝也。
韩诗外传·卷三》:》曰:“多将熇熇,不可救
新书·修政语上》:汤曰:食尝于卑,然后至于贵。
新序·节士》:许悼公疾疟,饮毒而死,太子止自责不尝,不立其位。
孔子家语·六本》:孔子曰:“酒苦于口而利于病,忠言逆于耳而利于行。”
潜夫论·思贤》:是故养寿之士,先病服
论衡·幸偶》:夫百草之类,皆有补益,遭医人采掇,成为良
太玄经·》:次八,盼得,利征。
风俗通义》:死生命也,医曷为?
申鉴·俗嫌》:者疗也,所以治疾也,无疾则勿可也。
新语·术事》:故制事者因其则,服者因其良。
蔡中郎集》:帝室命妇,犹日孜孜,复礼克己,人亦有言,仁者寿长,宜登永年,黄耇无疆,昊天不吊,降此残殃,寝疾弥留,粹爽悴伤,惨怛孝子,惴惴其惶,靡神不举,无不将。
列子·黄帝》:列子提履徒跣而走,暨乎门,问曰:“先生既来,曾不废乎?”
鶡冠子·环流》:积往生跂,工以为师,积毒成,工以为医。
文始真经·四符》:关尹子曰:“有死立者,有死坐者,有死卧者,有死病者,有死者。”
列仙传·偓佺》:偓佺者,槐山采父也,好食松实,形体生毛,长数寸,两目更方,能飞行逐走马。
韩非子·说林上》:有献不死之于荆王者,谒者操之以入,中射之士问曰:“可食乎?”
慎子·威德》:走背跋䠯穷谷野走十里,也,走背辞则足废。
管子·地员》:安生,姜与桔梗,小辛大蒙。
六韬·王翼》:方士二人:主百,以治金疮,以痊万病。
司马法·仁本》:敌若伤之,医归之。
淮南子·缪称训》:物莫无所不用,天雄乌喙,之凶毒也,良医以活人。
吕氏春秋·察今》:譬之若良医,病万变,亦万变。
史记·秦始皇本纪》:因使韩终、侯公、石生求仙人不死之
春秋左传》:晋侯梦大厉,被发及地,搏膺而踊曰,杀余孙不义,余得请于帝矣,坏大门及寝门而入,公惧,入于室,又坏户,公觉,召桑田巫,巫言如梦,公曰,何如,曰,不食新矣,公疾病,求医于秦,秦伯使医缓为之,未至,公梦疾为二竖子曰,彼良医也,惧伤我,焉逃之,其一曰,居肓之上,膏之下,若我何,医至,曰,疾不可为也,在肓之上,膏之下,攻之不可,达之不及,不至焉,不可为也,公曰,良医也,厚为之礼而归之,六月,丙午,晋侯欲麦,使甸人献麦,馈人为之,召桑田巫,示而杀之,将食,张,如厕,陷而卒,小臣有晨梦负公以登天,及日中,负晋侯出诸厕,遂以为殉。
逸周书·王会解》:为诸侯之有疾病者,阼阶之南,祝淮氏、荣氏次之,圭瓒次之,皆西面,弥宗旁之,为诸侯有疾病者之医所居,相者太史鱼、大行人皆朝服,有繁露。
国语·楚语上》:不瞑眩,厥疾不瘳。
吴越春秋》:明日,又徇于军,曰:“士有疾病不能随军从兵者,吾予其医,给其麋粥,与之同食。”
越绝书》:乌伤县常山,古人所采也,高且神。
战国策·秦攻邯郸》:臣愿请赐死,而恩以相葬臣,王必不失臣之罪,而无过举之名。
盐铁论·相刺》:文学曰:“扁鹊不能治不受针之疾,贤圣不能正不食谏诤之君。”

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