道理

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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NounEdit

道理 (hiragana どうり, romaji dōri)

  1. reason, logic, sense, principle
    意見道理適っない
    かれのいけんはどうりにかなっていない。
    kare no iken wa dōri ni kanatte inai.
    His opinion doesn't make sense.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dàolǐ  →  dàoli (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄉㄠˋ ㄌㄧˇ  →  ㄉㄠˋ ㄌㄧ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /tɑʊ̯⁵¹ li²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/  →  /tɑʊ̯⁵¹ li¹/
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NounEdit

道理 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dàolǐ)

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

Min NanEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

道理 (traditional and simplified, POJ tō-lí)

  1. reason; principle; logic; idea; sense; reasoning
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 03:35