Meaning of 义

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(Trad.: 義)
English Definition: justice; righteousness; meaning; foster (father etc); adopted; artificial (tooth, limb etc); relationship; friendship
Total strokes: 3; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sheep; simplified form of 義) conveys the meaning.
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意义 [ ]: sense; meaning; significance; importance; Classifiers:
社会主义 [ shè huì zhǔ ]: socialism
主义 [ zhǔ ]: -ism; ideology
义务 [ ]: duty; obligation; Classifiers: ; volunteer (work etc)
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