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U+9762

Seal script

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Traditional character

Radical:+ 0 strokes = 9 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.409#47 Kangxi: p.1383#07 Cihai: p.1465r2c01 GSR: 223.a Hanyu: v7,p4398#01
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𨜧 𨕂 𩈄 𩈃 𩈅 𠷰 𢃮 𭎹 𤟯 𮧉 𩈈 𩈇 [More]
Mandarin:miàn ㄇㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese:min6
Tang reconstruction:*miɛ̀n
Shuowen:面部》面:顔前也。从𦣻,象人面形。凡面之屬皆从面。
Guangyun:廣韻·去聲··》面:向也,前也。《說文》作𡇢顔前也,俗作面。彌箭切,二。
Kangxi:康熙字典·面部·面部》面:《唐韻》《集韻》《韻會》𠀤彌箭切,音偭。《說文》本作𠚑,顏前也。从𦣻,象人面形。《·益稷》汝無面從,退有後言。又見也。《禮·曲禮》夫爲人子者,出必告,反必面。《註》反言面者,從外來,宜知親之顏色安否。《儀禮·聘禮》𢷤者出請事,賔面如覿幣。《註》面,亦見也。《周禮·秋官·司儀》私面。《註》私覿也。又向也。《·周官》不學牆面。《疏》人而不學,如面向牆。《禮·曲禮》天子當依而立,諸侯北面而見天子,曰覲。又《玉藻》唯君面尊。《註》面,猶鄕也。《周禮·冬官考工記·匠人》面朝後市。又《廣韻》前也。《儀禮·士冠禮》覆之面葉。《註》面,前也。又《韻會》方面,當四方之一面也。《·顧命》大輅在賔階面,綴輅在阼階面。《周禮·冬官考工記》或審曲面勢。《註》審察五材曲直方面形勢之宜。《史記·留侯世家》獨韓信可屬大事,當一面。又《韻會》相背曰面。《史記·項羽紀》馬童面之。《註》如淳曰:面,不正視也。《前漢·項羽傳註》師古曰:如淳說非也。面謂背之,不面向也。面縛亦謂反背而縛之,杜元凱以爲但見其面,非也。又《前漢·張敞傳》自以便面拊馬。《註》師古曰:便面,扇之類也。亦曰屛面。
考證:〔《說文》本作𠚑,顏前也。从自〕謹照原文自改𦣻。
Fanqie:彌箭 (《廣韻·去聲··》)
Unihan definition:face; surface; plane; side, dimension

Example usage

論語·雍也》:子曰:「雍也可使南。」
The Master said, "There is Yong - he might occupy the place of a prince."
孟子·盡心上》:其生色也,睟然見於,盎於背,施於四體,四體不言而喻。
Their growth and manifestation are a mild harmony appearing in the countenance, a rich fullness in the back, and the character imparted to the four limbs. Those limbs understand to arrange themselves, without being told.
禮記·投壺》:司射進度壺,間以二矢半,反位,設中,東,執八算興。
The superintendent of the archery comes forward, and measures the distance of the pot (from the mats), which should be a space of the length of two and a half arrows. He then returns to his station, sets forth the stand for the tallies, and with his face to the east, takes eight counters and stands up.
揚子法言》:朋而不心,朋也。
Acquaintances lacking sincerity are superficial acquaintances.
莊子·德充符》:哀公異日以告閔子曰:「始也,吾以南而君天下,執民之紀,而憂其死,吾自以為至通矣。」
Some days afterwards duke Ai told this conversation to Min-zi, saying, 'Formerly it seemed to me the work of the sovereign to stand in court with his face to the south, to rule the kingdom, and to pay good heed to the accounts of the people concerned, lest any should come to a (miserable) death - this I considered to be the sum (of his duty).'
商君書·賞刑》:夫先王之禁刺殺,斷人之足,黥人之,非求傷民也,以禁姦止過也。
The former kings, in making their interdicts, did not put to death, or cut off people's feet, or brand people's faces, because they sought to harm those people, but with the object of prohibiting wickedness and stopping crime.
史記·夏本紀》:女無諛。
Do not flatter me to my face
荀子·大略》:坐視膝,立視足,應對言語視
說苑·脩文》:當孔子之時,上無明天子也,故言雍也可使南,南者天子也,雍之所以得稱南者,問子桑伯子於孔子,孔子曰:「可也簡。」
春秋繁露·竹林》:大辱莫甚於去南之位而束獲為虜也。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:子貢逡巡,有慚色,不辭而去
大戴禮記·保傅》:天子自為開門戶,取玩好,自執器皿,亟顧環,御器之不舉不藏,凡此其屬,少保之任也。
白虎通德論·》:君降立於阼階南向,所命北向,央由君右執策命之。
新書·脩政語上》:是故堯教化及雕題蜀越,撫交趾,身涉流沙,地封獨山,西見王母,訓及大夏渠叟,北中幽都,及狗國與人身而鳥,及焦僥。
新序·善謀下》:留侯張子房曰:「雒陽雖有此固,國中小不過數百里,田地狹,四受敵,此非用武之國。」
中論·貴驗》:小人恥其之不及子都也,君子恥其行之不如堯、舜也。
孔子家語·三恕》:伯常騫問於孔子曰:「騫固周國之賤吏也,不自以不肖,將北以事君子,敢問正道宜行,不容於世。」
潛夫論·遏利》:伯夷、叔齊餓于首陽,白駒、介推遯逃於山谷,顏、原、公拆困饉於郊野,守志篤固,秉節不虧,寵祿不能固,威勢不能移,雖有南之尊、公侯之位,德義有殆,禮義不班,撓志如芷,負心若芬,固弗為也。
論衡·逢遇》:或以醜惡色,稱媚於上,嫫母、無鹽是也。
太玄經·》:次八,羡其足,濟于溝瀆,貞。
風俗通義·六國》:至于後世,且有伉王,赤黑,龍鳥屬,鬚眉髭髯,大膺大匈,脩下而馮上,左任介乘,奄有河室,至于休溷諸狢,南伐晉別,北滅黑姑。
孔叢子·廣義》:慙曰戁,心慙曰恧,體慙曰逡。
申鑒·時事》:天子南聽天下,嚮明而治,蓋取諸《離》,天之道也。
新語·無為》:夫王者之都,南之君,臣姓之所取法,舉措動作,不可失法則也。
獨斷·卷上》:亡國之社:古者天子亦取亡國之社以分諸侯,使為社以自儆戒,屋之掩其上使不通天,柴其下使不通地,自與天地絕也,北向陰,示滅亡也。
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:正月朝賀,三公奉璧上殿,向御座北,太常贊曰:「皇帝為君興,三公伏,皇帝坐,乃進璧。」
墨子·大取》:方之一,非方也。
列子·天瑞》:逆之壠端,之而歎曰:「先生曾不悔乎,而行歌拾穗?」
鶡冠子·博選》:故北而事之,則伯己者至,先趨而後息,先問而後默,則什己者至,人趨己趨,則若己者至,憑几據杖,指麾而使,則匀役者至,樂嗟苦咄,則徒隸之人至矣。
文子·下德》:目悅五色,口惟滋味,耳淫五聲,七竅交爭,以害一性,日引邪欲竭其天和,身且不能治,奈治天下何,所謂得天下者,非謂其履勢位,稱尊號,言其運天下心,得天下力也,有南之名,無一人之譽,此失天下也。
列仙傳·任光》:皆說如數十歲顏,後長老識之,趙簡子聘與俱歸。
韓非子·初見秦》:臣聞天下陰燕陽魏,連荊固齊,收韓而成從,將西以與秦強為難,臣竊笑之。
慎子·威德》:至南而王,則令行禁止。
諫逐客書》:惠王用張儀之計,拔三川之地,西并巴、蜀,北收上郡,南取漢中,包九夷,制鄢、郢,東據成皋之險,割膏腴之壤,遂散六國之從,使之西事秦,功施到今。
管子·輕重丁》:管子曰:「昔者癸度居人之國,必四望於天下,天下高亦高,天下高我獨下,必失其國於天下。」
吳子·圖國》:闢土四,拓地千里,皆起之功也。
六韜·守國》:王即齋七日,北再拜而問之。
九章算術·少廣》:若開之不盡者為不可開,當以命之。
淮南子·齊俗訓》:越王勾踐劗發文身,無皮弁搢笏之服,拘罷拒折之容,然而勝夫差於五湖,南而霸天下,泗上十二諸侯皆率九夷以朝。
呂氏春秋·知化》:夫差將死曰:「死者如有知也,吾何以見子胥於地下?」
鄧析子·無厚》:故何方之道不從,從之義不行,治亂之法不用。

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