Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

指事 zhǐshì

zhǐshì noun ideogram
Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
Notes: One of the Six Methods 六书 of forming Chinese characters; Chinese character indicating an idea, such as up and down / also known as self-explanatory character (CC-CEDICT '指事')

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Chinese Fonts 造字原理 Formation of Characters 2
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface 2
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷二‧丄部》 Scroll 2, Shàng Radical 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《老子韓非列傳》 Biographies of Laozi and Han Fei 1
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 1