1. verb to be kind / to be charitable / to be benevolent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 慈母多敗兒 'a mother who lavishes too much love on her children spoils them', from Han Feizi's Xian Xue (DCP 'C222'; Guoyu '慈' v; Unihan '慈')
  2. noun love
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 慈 is synonymous with 爱 in this sense, especially the love of a father for their children; Etymology from Shuo Wen: 慈:愛也。 (Guoyu '慈' n 1; Sun 2006, loc. 1300)
  3. noun compassionate mother
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Used to address one's mother (Guoyu '慈' n 3)
  4. noun Loving-Kindness
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: FGS translation standard: Loving-Kindness (Faxiang)
  5. noun a magnet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 磁 (Guoyu '慈' n 4)
  6. proper noun Ci
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '慈' n 5)

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