見義勇為

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Chinese[edit]

 
to see; to meet; to appear
to see; to meet; to appear; to interview
justice; righteousness; meaning brave
 
because of; for; to
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
trad. (見義勇為)
simp. (见义勇为)

Etymology[edit]

Paraphrased from the Analects.

[Classical Chinese, trad.]
[Classical Chinese, simp.]
From: The Analects of Confucius, circa 475 – 221 BCE, translated based on James Legge's version
Jiàn wéi, wú yǒng yě. [Pinyin]
To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage.

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

見義勇為

  1. to act bravely for a just cause