San Tzu Ching/Appendix 2


[These two lines occur in some editions.]

160A. It discusses hidden springs of action,
Tao4 yüan1 yüan2
Speak abyss source

Tao see line 7.

Yüan is composed of 水 shui water as radical, with an obsolete word said to be a picture of water eddying along the banks of a river.

Yüan is composed of water as radical, with 原 yüan origin as phonetic.

160B. and deals with ceremonial and man's duty to his neighbour.
Hsi2 li3 i4
Practise ceremonial duty

Hsi see line 4.

Li see line 32.

I see line 14.