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English Meaning(s) for 理

noun
  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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Sample Sentences for 理

The smell of this flower calls up my childhood.
Do you, by any chance, speak French?
What he said in his interview makes sense.
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
Are you going to go out with Tom again?

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