正義

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Chinese[edit]

 
just (right); main; upright
just (right); main; upright; straight; correct; principle; Chinese 1st month of year
justice; righteousness; meaning
trad. (正義)
simp. (正义)

Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

正義

  1. righteous; just
  2. (biology) positive sense

Noun[edit]

正義

  1. justice; fairness
    代際正義 / 代际正义  ―  dàijì zhèngyì  ―  intergenerational justice
  2. (tarot) Justice
  3. (literary) correct meaning
  4. a genre of commentary on classic Chinese texts

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (正義):
  • Japanese: 正義(せいぎ) (seigi)
  • Korean: 정의 (正義, jeong'ui)
  • Vietnamese: chính nghĩa (正義)

Etymology 2[edit]

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Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 正義.

Proper noun[edit]

正義

  1. An orthographic borrowing of the Japanese male given name 正義, Masayoshi
  2. An orthographic borrowing of the Japanese male given name 正義, Tadayoshi

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1

Grade: 5
on’yomi
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Kanji in this term
ただ
Grade: 1
よし
Grade: 5
kun’yomi
Kanji in this term
まさ
Grade: 1
よし
Grade: 5
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(せい)() (seigi

  1. justice
    • 2016 January 22, “ギデオンの(ちか) [Oath of Gideon]”, in ゲートウォッチの誓い [Oath of the Gatewatch], Wizards of the Coast:
      (せい)()(へい)()のため、(わたし)はゲートウォッチとなる。
      Seigi to heiwa no tame, watashi wa Gētowotchi to naru.
      For justice and peace, I will be one of the Gatewatch.
    • 2003 July 17, “ギガ・ガガギゴ [Giga Gagagigo]”, in 暗黒の侵略者 [Invader of Darkness], Konami:
      (きょう)(だい)(あく)()()かうため、(さま)(ざま)(にく)(たい)(かい)(ぞう)をほどこした(けっ)()(おそ)るべきパワーを()()れたが、その(だい)(しょう)として(せい)()(こころ)(うしな)ってしまった。
      Kyōdai na aku ni tachimukau tame, samazama na nikutai kaizō o hodokoshita kekka osorubeki pawā o te ni ireta ga, sono daishō toshite seigi no kokoro o ushinatte shimatta.
      In order to fight tremendous evil, he had to get his hands on formidable power from a great deal of body reconstruction, at the cost of his righteous heart.
  2. (tarot) Justice

Coordinate terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(まさ)(よし) (Masayoshi

  1. A male given name

(ただ)(よし) (Tadayoshi

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

正義 (jeong'ui) (hangeul 정의)

  1. Hanja form? of 정의 (justice).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

正義

  1. chữ Hán form of chính nghĩa (justice).