道理

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

道理

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) argument; logic; principle; truth; reason

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (道理):


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

道理 (hiragana どうり, romaji dōri)

  1. reason, logic, sense, principle
     (かれ)意見 (いけん)道理 (どうり) (かな)っていない。
    Kare no iken wa dōri ni kanatte inai.
    His opinion doesn't make sense.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

道理 (dori) (hangeul 도리)

  1. Hanja form? of 도리, “duty; way, method, means”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

道理

  1. Hán tự form of đạo lý, "moral code, principles, standards; moral philosophy"