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ChineseEdit

 
to manage; to heed; to put in order; reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
 
sex; nature; surname; suffix corresponding to -ness or -ity
simp. and trad.
(理性)

EtymologyEdit

Attestable in ancient texts. Reborrowing from Japanese 理性 (りせい)(risei).

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NounEdit

理性

  1. reason; rationality

AdjectiveEdit

理性

  1. rational

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
せい
Grade: 5
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

理性 ‎(hiragana りせい, romaji risei)

  1. reason; logic; rationality