Analects

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From James Legge's 1861 translation of the work's Mandarin Chinese title 論語 (Lúnyǔ). "Analects" itself is a 1658 Ancient Greek loanword from ἀνάλεκτα (análekta, things chosen), from ἀνα- (ana-, up) + λέγειν (légein, to gather).[1] Compare lecture.

Proper noun[edit]

Analects

  1. The collected sayings of Confucius

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Analects” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.

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