理性

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Chinese[edit]

 
to manage; to heed; to put in order; reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
 
sex; nature; surname; suffix corresponding to ‑ness or ‑ity
simp. and trad.
(理性)

Etymology[edit]

Attestable in ancient texts. Reborrowed from Japanese  () (せい) (risei).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

理性

  1. reason; rationality

Adjective[edit]

理性

  1. rational

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
せい
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

理性 (hiragana りせい, rōmaji risei)

  1. reason; logic; rationality