仁義礼智信

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 6

Grade: 5
れい
Grade: 3

Jinmeiyō
しん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (jin, benevolence) + (gi, righteousness) + (rei, etiquette) + (chi, wisdom) + (shin, believe)

Noun[edit]

仁義礼智信 (hiragana じんぎれいちしん, rōmaji jingireichishin)

  1. the five Confucian virtues (benevolence, justice, courtesy, wisdom and sincerity)