Complete Definition of "Confucius"

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English

Etymology
From L. Confucius#Latin|Confucius, from Chin. å­å¤«å­ (KÇng FÅ«zÇ) "Master Kong".

Pronunciation
a|US IPA|/kÉnËfju.ÊÉs/

Proper noun
en-proper noun

  1. Western name of Kong Qiu (å­ä¸), an influential Chinese philosopher who lived 551 BCE â 479 BCE.

Derived terms
Confucian
Confucianism
Confucianist

Translations

trans-top|Chinese philosopher
Chinese:
:Mandarin: å­å­ (KÇngzÇ)
:Min Nan: å­å­ (Khóng-chú)
Esperanto: Konfuceo
French: Confucius#French|Confucius
German: Konfuzius
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Italian: Confucio#Italian|Confucio
Japanese: å­å­ (KÅshi)
Latin: Confucius#Latin|Confucius
Portuguese: Confúcio
Spanish: Confucio#Spanish|Confucio
Vietnamese: Khá»ng Tá»­
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French

Etymology
From L.|fr Confucius#Latin|Confucius, from Chin.|fr å­å¤«å­ (KÇng FÅ«zÇ) "Master Kong".

Proper noun
Confucius

  1. Confucius#English|Confucius

Category:French proper nouns


Latin

Alternative spellings
Confutius

Etymology
From Chin.|la å­å¤«å­ (KÇng FÅ«zÇ) "Master Kong".

Proper noun
la-noun|Confucius|Confucii|Confucii|m|second

  1. Confucius#English|Confucius

#*1687: Philippe Couplet, Confucius, Sinarum Philosophus
#*:CUM FU CU, ſive Confucius quem Sinenſes uti Principem Philoſophiæ ſuæ ſequuntur, ...
#*1698: Johann Jacob Hofmann, Lexicon Universale
#*:CONFUTIUS, dictus Socrates SinenÅ¿is, tum quia huic ÏÏγÏÏονοÏ, tum quia morum imprimis Doctrinam excoluit.

Category:Latin proper nouns

la:Confucius
zh:Confucius

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