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Chinese Text Project

U+8836

Seal script

Semantic variant

Semantic variant
Simplified character
𧕽
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 18 strokes = 24 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.222#35 Kangxi: p.1103#33 Cihai: p.1201r6c02 GSR: 660.i Hanyu: v4,p2908#11
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𨽳 𧖛 𥸢
Mandarin:cán ㄘㄢˊ
Cantonese:caam4
Tang reconstruction:*dzhom
Shuowen:䖵部》蠶:任絲也。从䖵朁聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·下平聲··》蠶:吐絲蟲俗作蚕非。昨含切,四。
Kangxi:康熙字典·虫部·十八》蠶:《唐韻》昨含切《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》徂含切,𠀤音𨅔。絲蟲也。《說文》任絲也。《·豳風》蠶月條桑。《·禹貢》桑土旣蠶。《淮南子·天文訓》蠶珥絲而商絃絕。《博物志》蠶三化,先孕而後交,不交者亦產子。《爾雅翼》蠶之狀,喙呥呥類馬,色斑斑似虎。初拂謂之蚝,以毛掃之,蠶尚小,不欲見露氣。桑葉著懷中令暖,然後切之得氣,則衆惡除也。《酉陽雜俎》食而不飮者蠶。又原蠶。《埤雅》再蠶謂之原蠶,一名魏蠶,今以晚葉養之。又紅蠶。蠶足於葉三俯三起,二十七日而蠶已老,則紅,故謂之紅蠶。又野蠶。《後漢·光武紀》野蠶成繭,被于山阜。又華蠶。《述異記》園客種五色香草,啖華蠶,得繭一百二十枚,大如甕。又《本草》石蠶,一名沙蝨,乃東澗水中細蟲。又雪蠶,生隂山及峨嵋山,北人謂之雪蛆。又金蠶,屈如指環,食故緋帛錦,如蠶之食葉也。又蠶室。《晉書·禮志》皇后親乗車東郊苑中蠶室祭蠶神。又蠶神。《爾雅翼》今蠶神曰苑窳婦人、寓氏公主,凡二神。又人名。《成都記》蠶叢氏,蜀君也。又地名。《前漢·地理志》蜀郡蠶陵。《國名記》彭之遵縣有蠶厓。又蠶繭,草名。《本草》治腫脹。
Fanqie:昨含 (《廣韻·下平聲··》)
Unihan definition:silkworms

CTP Dictionary


cán ㄘㄢˊ : 蠶(蟲名);養蠶。 Silkworm; to raise silkworms.

孟子·滕文公下》:夫人繅,以為衣服。
His wife keeps silkworms, and unwinds their cocoons, to make the garments for sacrifice.
史記·夏本紀》:濟、河維沇州:九河既道,雷夏既澤,雍、沮會同,桑土既,於是民得下丘居土。
The Qi and Yellow rivers formed the boundaries of Yanzhou. The nine branches of the Yellow river followed their courses, and Lei Xia was a marsh, in which the Yong and Ju streams were united. The mulberry region was supplied with silkworms, and then the people came down from the heights and occupied it.
禮記·檀弓下》:成人曰:「則績而蟹有匡,范則冠而蟬有緌,兄則死而子皋為之衰。」
The people of Cheng said, 'The silkworm spins its cocoons, but the crab supplies the box for them; the bee has its cap, but the cicada supplies the strings for it. His elder brother died, but it was Zi-gao who made the mourning for him.'
詩經·七月》:月條桑、取彼斧斨、以伐遠揚、猗彼女桑。
In the silkworm month they strip the mulberry branches of their leaves, And take their axes and hatchets, To lop off those that are distant and high; Only stripping the young trees of their leaves.
尚書·禹貢》:桑土既,是降丘宅土。
The mulberry grounds were made fit for silkworms, and then (the people) came down from the heights, and occupied the grounds (below).
韓非子·存韓》:荊人不動,魏不足患也,則諸侯可食而盡,趙氏可得與敵矣。

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