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analects

See also: Analects

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EtymologyEdit

1658, from Ancient Greek ἀνάλεκτα (análekta, things chosen), from ἀνα- (ana-, up) + λέγειν (légein, to gather).[1] Compare lecture.

NounEdit

analects (plural only)

  1. A collection of excerpts or quotes.

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Usage notesEdit

Typically in reference or comparison to the Analects of Confucius, based on James Legge's use of the term in his influential translation.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ analects” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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