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Chinese Text Project

U+8B02

Seal script

Simplified character

Radical:+ 9 strokes = 16 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.359#4 Kangxi: p.1173#12 Cihai: p.1251r6c01 GSR: 523.d Hanyu: v6,p3997#06
Composition:Left: , right: .
Mandarin:wèi ㄨㄟˋ
Cantonese:wai6
Tang reconstruction:*hiuə̀i
Shuowen:言部》謂:報也。从言胃聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·去聲··》謂:言也,吿也。《說文》報也。
Kangxi:康熙字典·言部·》謂:《唐韻》《集韻》《韻會》𠀤于貴切,音胃。《說文》報也。《徐曰》謂之是報之也。《廣雅》說也。《廣韻》告也,言也。《增韻》與之言也。《易·乾卦》何謂也。《疏》假設問辭,故言何謂。《·召南》求我庶士,迨其謂之。《傳》但相告語而約可定矣。《左傳·昭八年》子盍謂之。又《韻會》事有可稱曰有謂,失於事宜不可名言曰無謂。《莊子·齊物論》今我則有謂矣,而未知吾所謂之,其果有謂乎,其果無謂乎。《前漢·景帝紀》姦法與盜,盜甚無謂也。又《正韻》非與之言而稱其人亦曰謂,《論語》子謂子賤,子謂子產,是也。指事而言亦曰謂。《·召南》謂行多露,《小雅》謂天蓋高之類,是也。稱其言,亦曰謂。《論語》此之謂也,其斯之謂與,是也。又《正字通》援古釋義而言亦曰謂。《易·臨卦》大君之宜,行中之謂也。《禮·樂記》明聖者述作之謂也。又《爾雅·釋詁》勤也。《·小雅》心乎愛矣,遐不謂矣。《箋》謂,勤也。勤思君子也。又《廣雅》使也。《玉篇》信也,道也。又姓。《萬姓統譜》宋有謂準,太平興國登科。《說文》本作𧬴。
考證:〔禮樂記,聖明者述作之謂也。〕謹照原文聖明改明聖。
Fanqie:于貴 (《廣韻·去聲··》)
Unihan definition:say, tell; call, name; be called

CTP Dictionary


wèi ㄨㄟˋ (1.1): 對(某人說)。 To (when speaking to someone).
墨子·耕柱》:巫馬子子墨子曰:「鬼神孰與聖人明智?」
Wu Mazi questioned Mozi "Which are wiser, the ghosts and spirits or the sages?"
論語·為政》:孔子曰:「子奚不為政?」
Some one addressed Confucius, saying, "Sir, why are you not engaged in the government?"
莊子·逍遙遊》:惠子莊子曰:「吾有大樹,人謂之樗。」
Huizi said to Zhuangzi, 'I have a large tree, which men call the Ailantus.'
詩經·皇矣》:文王、無然畔援、無然歆羨、誕先登于岸。
God said to king Wen, ' Be not like those who reject this and cling to that; Be not like those who are ruled by their likings and desires; ' So he grandly ascended before others to the height [of virtue].
韓非子·說林下》:周趮謂宮他曰:「為我齊王曰:以齊資我於魏,請以魏事王。」
史記·燕召公世家》:孟軻齊王曰:「今伐燕,此文、武之時,不可失也。」
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (1.2): 說。 Say, speak.
詩經·行露》:厭浥行露、豈不夙夜、行多露。
Wet lay the dew on the path: Might I not [have walked there] in the early dawn? But I said there was [too] much dew on the path.
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (2.1): 叫作,稱作。 Call, name.
論語·學而》:三年無改於父之道,可孝矣。
If for three years he does not alter from the way of his father, he may be called filial.
詩經·葛藟》:終遠兄弟、他人父。
For ever separated from my brothers, I call a stranger father.
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (2.2): 指稱,意指。 Meaning, what is meant.
墨子·所染》:必謹所堪者,此之也。
To be careful about what one is to be tinged with is just the theme of this (essay).
論語·學而》:其斯之與?
The meaning is the same, I apprehend, as that which you have just expressed.
孟子·梁惠王上》:夫子之也。
This is verified, my Master, in your discovery of my motive.
莊子·德充符》:常季曰:「何也?」
Chang Ji said, 'What do you mean?'
禮記·曾子問》:孔子曰:「非此之也。」
Confucius said, 'This is not what I mean.'
韓非子·喻老》:曾子曰:「何也?」
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (3): 評論,議論(人物)。 Discuss, comment on (a person).
論語·八佾》:孔子季氏:「八佾舞於庭,是可忍也,孰不可忍也?」
Confucius said of the head of the Ji family, who had eight rows of pantomimes in his area, "If he can bear to do this, what may he not bear to do?"
孟子·滕文公下》:薛居州,善士也。
You supposed that Xue Ju Zhou was a scholar of virtue.
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (4): 用同「如」、「奈」。 How?
詩經·北門》:已焉哉、天實為之、之何哉。
So it is! Heaven has done it; - What then shall I say?
呂氏春秋·知士》:靜郭君曰:『受薛於先王,雖惡於後王,吾獨先王何乎?』
wèi ㄨㄟˋ (5): Same as “為(21.3)wèi ㄨㄟˋ: 介詞:由於,爲了。 Preposition: because of, due to.
漢書》:丞相豈兒女子邪,何咀藥而死!
wéi ㄨㄟˊ (6): Same as “為(10)wéi ㄨㄟˊ: 算作,算是。 Count as, be considered as.
春秋左傳》:一之甚,其可再乎。

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