君子 jūnzi

  1. jūnzi noun a ruler; a sovereign
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 是故君子有大道,必忠信以得之 'Thus we see that the sovereign [junzi] has a great course to pursue. He must show entire self-devotion and sincerity to attain it.' (Book of Rites, Great Learning 禮記‧大學, trans. by Legge 1885; Guoyu '君子' 1)
  2. jūnzi noun junzi; a nobleman; a person of noble character; a person of virtue
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Junzi is often used in the sense of an ideal individual in Confucian literature (Yao 2000, p. 25) An essential characteristic of a junzi is benevolence 仁 (Yao 2000, p. 214). For example, 君子去仁,惡乎成名? 'If a superior man [junzi] abandons virtue, how can he fulfill the requirements of that name?' (Lunyu 4:5, trans. by Legge 1861; Guoyu '君子' 2)

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  • Scroll 7 Bhadrakalpikasūtra (Xian Jie Jing) 賢劫經 — count: 50
  • Scroll 7 Tan Jin Wenji 鐔津文集 — count: 41
  • Scroll 6 Tan Jin Wenji 鐔津文集 — count: 39
  • Scroll 16 Tan Jin Wenji 鐔津文集 — count: 23
  • Scroll 11 Tan Jin Wenji 鐔津文集 — count: 19
  • Scroll 5 Tan Jin Wenji 鐔津文集 — count: 17
  • Scroll 1 Mātangīsūtra (She Tou Jian Taizi Ershi Ba Su Jing) 舍頭諫太子二十八宿經 — count: 17
  • Scroll 9 Beishan Record 北山錄 — count: 16
  • Scroll 1 Tan Jin Wenji 鐔津文集 — count: 16
  • Scroll 3 Beishan Record 北山錄 — count: 15

Collocations

  • 君子种 (君子種) 君子種 — Sutra on the Eight Good Qualities of the Sea (Hai Ba De Jing) 海八德經, Scroll 1 — count: 53
  • 君子梵志 (君子梵志) 君子梵志長者二萬婦生 — Pu Yao Jing (Lalitavistara) 普曜經, Scroll 3 — count: 4
  • 言行君子 (言行君子) 言行君子之樞機 — Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing Shu 大方廣佛華嚴經疏, Scroll 59 — count: 4
  • 识君子 (識君子) 冀明識君子 — Śatakaśāstra (Hundred Treatise) 百論, Scroll 1 — count: 4
  • 君子工师 (君子工師) 梵志君子工師細民 — Mātangīsūtra (She Tou Jian Taizi Ershi Ba Su Jing) 舍頭諫太子二十八宿經, Scroll 1 — count: 3
  • 梵志君子 (梵志君子) 梵志君子大眾聚會眷屬圍遶 — The Lotus Sutra (Zheng Fa Hua Jing) 正法華經, Scroll 3 — count: 3
  • 王君子 (王君子) 天下諸王君子眾 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 般泥洹經, Scroll 1 — count: 3
  • 君子家 (君子家) 富貴君子家 — Fo Wu Bai Dizi Zi Shuo Benqi Jing 佛五百弟子自說本起經, Scroll 1 — count: 2
  • 君子设 (君子設) 君子設 — Xin Huayan Jing Lun 新華嚴經論, Scroll 11 — count: 2
  • 曰君子 (曰君子) 二曰君子 — Mātangīsūtra (She Tou Jian Taizi Ershi Ba Su Jing) 舍頭諫太子二十八宿經, Scroll 1 — count: 2