理想

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Chinese[edit]

 
to manage; to heed; to put in order
to manage; to heed; to put in order; reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
 
to think; to believe; to suppose
to think; to believe; to suppose; to wish; to want; to miss
simp. and trad.
(理想)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

理想

  1. ideal; dream
    理想奮鬥 / 理想奋斗  ―  wèi lǐxiǎng ér fèndòu  ―  to fight for one's dreams
    共同理想  ―  gòngtóng lǐxiǎng  ―  common ideals
    青春理想  ―  qīngchūn de lǐxiǎng  ―  the ideals of youth
  2. (literary) theory
  3. (mathematics) ideal

Synonyms[edit]

  • (dream):
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  • (theory):
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Adjective[edit]

理想

  1. ideal
    理想社會 / 理想社会  ―  lǐxiǎng shèhuì  ―  ideal society

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
そう
Grade: 3
on’yomi goon

Etymology[edit]

May be a coinage in Japanese from Chinese-based roots as a compound of (ri, reason, principle) +‎ (, thought, thinking).

First cited in Japanese to the 1877 translation of John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism, 利学 (Rigaku) by 西周 (Nishi Amane).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(そう) (risōりさう (risau)?

  1. an ideal

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 理想”, in 日本国語大辞典 (Nihon Kokugo Daijiten, Nihon Kokugo Daijiten)[1] (in Japanese), 2nd edition, Tōkyō: Shogakukan, 2000, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

理想 (isang) (hangeul 이상)

  1. Hanja form? of 이상 (ideal).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

理想

  1. Hán tự form of lí tưởng (ideal).