禮之用,和為貴

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Mandarin[edit]

gift; propriety; rite
 
(literary equivalent of 的); (subor. part.); him; her; it
to use
 
cap (a poem); respond in singing; soft; warm; mix together; to blend; and; together with; with; peace; harmony; union
 
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
 
expensive; noble; your (name); precious
trad. (禮之用,和為貴)
simp. (礼之用,和为贵)

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Proverb[edit]

禮之用和為貴 (traditional, Pinyin lǐ zhī yòng, hé wéi guì, simplified 礼之用,和为贵)

  1. In carrying out the rules of propriety, ease of manner is to be prized.

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