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Chinese Text Project

U+9298

Seal script

Jinwen

Simplified character

Radical:+ 6 strokes = 14 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.197#28 Kangxi: p.1305#07 Cihai: p.1379r6c02 GSR: 826.d Hanyu: v6,p4200#10
Composition:Left: , right: .
Mandarin:míng ㄇㄧㄥˊ
Cantonese:ming4 ming5
Tang reconstruction:meng
Shuowen:金部》銘:記也。从金名聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·下平聲··》銘:銘記。《釋名》云:銘名也,記名其功也。
Kangxi:康熙字典·金部·》銘:《唐韻》莫經切《集韻》《韻會》忙經切,𠀤音冥。《說文》記誦也。《集韻》志也。《釋名》銘,名也,記名其功也。《又》述其功美,使可稱名也。《禮·祭統》夫鼎有銘。銘者,自名也,自名以稱揚其先祖之美,而明著之後世者也。《註》銘,謂書之刻之,以識事者也。《禮·大學》湯之盤銘曰。《註》銘,銘其器以自警之詞也。又《禮·檀弓》銘,明旌也。《周禮·春官·小祝》設熬置銘。《註》銘,今書或作名。鄭云:銘,書死者名于旌。
Fanqie:莫經 (《廣韻·下平聲··》)
Unihan definition:inscribe, engrave; unforgettably

Example usage

禮記·檀弓下》:,明旌也,以死者為不可別已,故以其旗識之。
The inscription forms a banner to the eye of fancy. Because (the person of) the deceased, can no longer be distinguished, therefore (the son) by this flag maintains the remembrance of him.
揚子法言》:或問「」。
Someone asked about inscriptions.
墨子·非樂上》:於武觀曰:『啟乃淫溢康樂,野于飲食,將將莧磬以力,湛濁于酒,渝食于野,萬舞翼翼,章聞于大,天用弗式。』
Quoting Wu Guan: "Ch'i thereupon abandoned himself to lust and music. He drank and ate in improper places. Ding ding, dong dong went the wood winds and percussion instruments in harmony. He indulged in drinking and ate in improper places. Brilliantly went on the dancing. It reached the hearing of Heaven, and Heaven was not pleased."
莊子·則陽》:掘之數仞,得石槨焉,洗而視之,有焉,曰:『不馮其子,靈公奪而里之。』
Accordingly they dug there to the depth of several fathoms, and found a stone coffin. Having washed and inspected it, they discovered an inscription, which said, "This grave will not be available for your posterity; Duke Ling will appropriate it for himself"
荀子·禮論》:誄繫世,敬傳其名也。
說苑·辨物》:於是肅慎氏貢楛矢石砮長尺而咫,先王欲昭其令德之致,故其栝曰:肅慎氏貢楛矢,以勞大姬,配虞胡公而封諸陳。
大戴禮記》:王聞書之言,惕若恐懼,退而為戒書,於席之四端為焉,於機為焉,於鑑為焉,於盥盤為焉,於楹為焉,於杖為焉,於帶為焉,於履屨為焉,於觴豆為焉,於戶為焉,於牖為焉,於劍為焉,於弓為焉,於矛為焉。
中論·脩本》:此《盤》之謂「日新」,《》曰:「日新之謂盛德。」
孔子家語·觀周》:故其鼎曰:『一命而僂,再命而傴,三命而俯,循牆而走,亦莫余敢侮。』
論衡·須頌》:衛孔悝之鼎,周臣勸行。
太玄經·》:次八,足纍纍,其步蹉躟,輔滅麋。
孔叢子·巡守》:子思遊齊,陳莊伯與登泰山而觀,見古天子《巡守之》焉。
蔡中郎集·銘論》:衛孔悝之祖,莊叔隨難漢陽,左右獻公,衛國賴之,皆乎鼎。
鬻子·上禹政第六》:於簨𧇽,曰:「教寡人以道者擊鼓,教寡人以義者擊鐘,教寡人以事者振鐸,語寡人以憂者擊磬,語寡人以獄訟者揮鞀。」
韓非子》:且先王之賦頌,鍾鼎之,皆播吾之跡,華山之博也。
呂氏春秋·求人》:得陶、化益、真窺、橫革、之交五人佐禹,故功績乎金石,著於盤盂。
鄧析子·轉辭》:堯置敢諫之鼓,舜立誹謗之木,湯有司直之人,武有戒慎之
史記·秦本紀》:是時蜚廉為紂石北方,還,無所報,為壇霍太山而報,得石棺,曰「帝令處父不與殷亂,賜爾石棺以華氏」。
春秋左傳》:二十五年,春,衛人伐邢,二禮從國子巡城,掖以赴外,殺之,正月,丙午,衛侯燬滅邢,同姓也,故名,禮至為曰,余掖殺國子,莫余敢止。
逸周書·大聚解》:乃召昆吾,冶而之金版,藏府而朔之
國語·晉語七》:使令狐文子佐之,曰:「昔克潞之役,秦來圖敗晉功,魏顆以其身卻退秦師于輔氏,親止杜回,其勛于景鍾。」
晏子春秋》:讒鼎之曰:『昧旦丕顯,後世猶怠』,況日不悛,其能久乎!
吳越春秋》:且君王早朝晏罷,切齒骨,謀之二十餘年,豈不緣一朝之事耶?
漢書·敘傳上》:宣、曹興敗於下夢兮,魯、衛名諡於謠。
前漢紀》:案其刻
東觀漢記·馮衍》:是故君臣兩興,功名兼立,勒金石,令問不忘。
後漢書》:後亦頗為出師,并兵窮討,命竇憲、耿夔之徒,前後並進,皆用果譎,設奇數,異道同會,究掩其窟穴,躡北追奔三千餘里,遂破龍祠,焚罽幕,阬十角,梏閼氏,功封石,倡呼而還。
穆天子傳·卷二》:曰天子五日觀于舂山之上,乃為迹於縣圃之上,以詔後世。
西京雜記·第二》:昭帝時,茂陵家人獻寶劍,上曰:直千金,壽萬歲。
周禮·春官宗伯》:大喪,贊渳,設熬,置
儀禮·士喪禮》:,各以其物。
說文解字·金部》::記也。
釋名·釋言語》:,名也,記名其功也。
顏氏家訓·序致》:追思平昔之指,肌鏤骨,非徒古書之誡,經目過耳也。
文心雕龍·宗經》:誄箴祝,則《禮》總其端。
抱朴子·任命》:或運思於立言,或勛乎國器。
金樓子·終制》:周室有牆翣之飾,旌之儀。
水經注·穀水》:山上舊基尚存,廟宇東向,門有兩石人對倚,北石人胸前云:門亭長。
三國志·曹爽傳》:臣松之案:夏侯湛為芝及干寶晉紀並云爽旣誅,宣王即擢芝為并州刺史,以綜為安東參軍。
群書治要·昭公》:讒鼎之
藝文類聚·人日》:】《李充登安仁峰》曰:正月七日,厥日惟人,策我良駟,陟彼安仁。

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