義理

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Chinese[edit]

justice; righteousness; meaning
 
reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
trad. (義理)
simp. (义理)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

義理

  1. point; reasoning; argument (for a speech, essay, text, etc.)
  2. philosophical or religious doctrine

Japanese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

義理 ‎(hiragana ぎり, romaji giri)

  1. duty, obligation, burden of obligation. It can be defined as "to serve one's superiors with a self-sacrificing devotion".