1. noun reason / logic / truth
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 合理 'reasonable' (ABC 'lǐ' 理 bf 2; NCCED '理' 6)
  2. verb to manage
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 管理 (ABC 'lǐ' 理 bf 5; NCCED '理' 2)
  3. verb to pay attention to / to take notice of / to regard others with a certain attitude
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '理' 3)
  4. verb to work jade / to remove jade from ore
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Etymology: 理:治玉也。(Shuo Wen; NCCED '理' 1)
  5. bound form a natural science
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Science 科学
    Notes: As in 物理 'physics' (ABC 'lǐ' 理 bf 3; NCCED '理' 7)
  6. noun law / principle / theory / inner principle or structure
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As in 道理 (ABC 'lǐ' 理 bf 4)
  7. verb to acknowledge / to respond / to answer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 理 is synonymous with 答理 in this sense (ABC 'lǐ' 理 v2).
  8. noun a judge
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 理 is synonymous with 法官 in this sense.
  9. noun li / moral principle
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: Confucianism 儒家
    Notes: A concept in Neo-Confucian thought (Yao, 2000, p. 148)
  10. verb to tidy up / to put in order
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'lǐ' 理 v 1; NCCED '理' 4)
  11. noun grain / texture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: in wood, as in 纹理 (ABC 'lǐ' 理 bf 1; NCCED '理' 5)
  12. noun reason / logic / truth
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Z variant of 理 (Unihan '理')

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