Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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meaning: confucianism

儒教 == jukyou == (noun) Confucianism
 儒学者 == jugakusha == (noun) Confucian scholar


Left radical is 'person' (人). Right radical is 'demand' (需), being used phonetically to express 'gentle'. 'Gentle person' was an epithet applied to Confucian scholars, and eventually to Confucian thought itself. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Confucianism is person in demand.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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