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English Meaning(s) for 理

  1. reason; principle; logic
  2. general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon)
  3. (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos

Definition and Synonyms for 理

Law a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
Synonyms: 天則, 法則, , 理り, 自然律, 自然法

Meanings for each kanji in 理

logic; arrangement; reason; justice; truth Kanji Details »

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Conception an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 理

Sample Sentences for 理

... reason? What you're looking for is a pretext, isn't it?
He substituted for his father.
"What shall I do?" I said to myself.
Psychology, which studies the human mind and human behavior, builds knowledge by observation and experiments.
Instead of giving the money, that is the normal coin of the realm, which is the phrase that everyone used then, they would give them a token, and this token might be metal, might be wood, might be cardboard.

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