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See also: 朝闻道，夕死可矣
- morning; to face; towards; facing; direct; a dynasty; the imperial court; (abbr.) Korea, esp. N. Koreahear; news; celebrated; sniff atdirection; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
dusk; eveningto die; impassable; uncrossable; inflexible; rigidcan; may; able to; certain(ly); to suit; (particle used for emphasis) final particle trad. (朝聞道，夕死可矣) 朝 聞 道 ， 夕 死 可 矣 simp. (朝闻道，夕死可矣) 朝 闻 道 ， 夕 死 可 矣
From the Analects.
- If in the morning I were to gain knowledge of the correct path (in life), I would be able to die at sunset (without regrets).