义 (義)

  1. noun meaning / sense
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 意思 (ABC 'yì' bf 3; CED 2 '义'; Guoyu '義' n 5; Kroll 2015 '義' 2, p. 550; NCCED 2 '义' 1)
  2. noun justice / right action / righteousness
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In particular, as a virtue in Confucianism (ABC 'yì' bf 1; CED 1 '义' 1; Guoyu '義' n 2; Kroll 2015 '義' 1, p. 550; NCCED 1 '义' 1; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 1259; Yao 2000, p. 17)
  3. adjective artificial / man-made / fake
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'yì' bf 6; CED 1 '义' 5; Guoyu '義' adj 3; NCCED 1 '义' 5)
  4. noun chivalry / generosity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 功用 (ABC 'yì' 2; Guoyu '義' n 6; Kroll 2015 '義' 3a, p. 550; NCCED 1 '义' 2)
  5. adjective just / righteous
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CED 1 '义' 2; Guoyu '義' adj 1; NCCED 1 '义' 3)
  6. adjective adopted
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'yì' bf 5; CED 1 '义' 4; Kroll 2015 '義' 3, p. 550; NCCED 1 '义' 4)
  7. noun a relationship
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'yì' bf 4; CED 1 '义' 3; NCCED 2 '义' 1)
  8. noun volunteer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 义务 (ABC 'yì' bf 7)
  9. noun something suitable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 合宜的事情 (Guoyu '義' n 1)
  10. noun a martyr
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 死节 (Guoyu '義' n 3)
  11. noun a law
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 法则 (Guoyu '義' n 4)
  12. proper noun Yi
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '義' n 7)

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  • 思义 (思義) 思義為愈 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 5
  • 行义 (行義) 禮以行義 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 4
  • 父义 (父義) 父義和 — Book of Documents 尚書, 周書 文侯之命 Zhou Shu - Charge to the Marquis Wen — count: 4
  • 德义 (德義) 心不則德義之經為頑 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 4
  • 无礼义 (無禮義) 無禮義而求大功 — The Book of Songs 詩經, 國風‧齊‧甫田 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Fu Tian — count: 3
  • 君义 (君義) 君義 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 隱公 Lord Yin — count: 3
  • 义形于色 (義形於色) 孔父可謂義形於色矣 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋公羊傳, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 3
  • 六义 (六義) 故詩有六義焉 — The Book of Songs 詩經, 序 Preface — count: 3
  • 义不可 (義不可) 其義不可受於京師也 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋公羊傳, 莊公 Lord Zhang — count: 3
  • 制义 (製義) 夫名以制義 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 3