Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

道理 dàolǐ

  1. dàolǐ noun a principle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: Measure word: 个 (CC-CEDICT '道理'; Guoyu '道理' 1)
  2. dàolǐ noun reason / grounds / justification
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: In the sense of 理由 (CC-CEDICT '道理'; Guoyu '道理' 2)
  3. dàolǐ noun a plan for handling something
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: (Guoyu '道理' 3)
  4. dàolǐ noun a moral principle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Morality 道德
    Notes: In the sense of 道德 (Guoyu '道理' 4)

Contained in

有道理大道理

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 解老第二十 Chapter 20: Commentaries on Laozi's Teachings 8
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十九 Scroll 19 3
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷一 原道訓 Chapter 1: The Original Way 2
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十四 詮言訓 Chapter 14: Explanation of Sayings 2
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十六 魏書十六 任蘇杜鄭倉傳 Volume 16: Book of Wei 16 - Biographies of Ren, Su, Du, Zheng, and Cang 2
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷七十 傅常鄭甘陳段傳 Volume 70: Fu, Chang, Zheng, Gan, Chen and Duan 1
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷五十一 賈鄒枚路傳 Volume 51: Jia, Zou, Mei and Lu 1
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷七 魏書七 呂布臧洪傳 Volume 7: Book of Wei 7 - Biographies of Lü Bu and Zang Hong 1
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷九 魏書十 荀彧荀攸賈詡傳 Volume 9: Book of Wei 9 - Biographies of the Xiahous and Caos 1
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十二 魏書十二 崔毛徐何邢鮑司馬傳 Volume 12: Book of Wei 12 - Biographies of Cui, Mao, Xu, He, Xing, and Sima 1

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
弃道理 棄道理 夫棄道理而妄舉動者 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 解老第二十 Chapter 20: Commentaries on Laozi's Teachings 3
循道理 循道理 而長君行跡多不循道理者 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷五十一 賈鄒枚路傳 Volume 51: Jia, Zou, Mei and Lu 2