三綱

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Chinese[edit]

three; 3
 
head rope of a fishing net; guiding principle; key link; class (taxonomy); outline; program
trad. (三綱)
simp. (三纲)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: three essentials

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

三綱

  1. the three most important relationships among men according to Confucian philosophy (in order: ruler and subject, father and son, husband and wife)

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