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 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '義' n 7)

Contained in

Also contained in

第一义甘肃回民起义义竹苏维埃社会主义共和国联盟尚义县义和团第一义天第一义悉檀义竹乡中国特色社会主义秦末农民起义封神演义标准广义置标语言桃园三结义马列主义异义

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collocations