Last modified on 22 December 2014, at 02:45

道理

ChineseEdit

 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; method; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
 
reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
simp. and trad.
(道理)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

道理

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) argument; logic; principle; truth; reason

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (道理):


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on'yomi

NounEdit

道理 (hiragana どうり, romaji dōri)

  1. reason, logic, sense, principle
     (かれ)意見 (いけん)道理 (どうり) (かな)っていない。
    Kare no iken wa dōri ni kanatte inai.
    His opinion doesn't make sense.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

道理 (dori) (hangeul 도리)

  1. Hanja form? of 도리, “duty; way, method, means”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

道理

  1. Hán tự form of đạo lý, "moral code, principles, standards; moral philosophy"