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Meaning of 礼

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(Trad.: 禮)
Pinyin:
English Definition: gift; rite; ceremony; Classifiers: ; propriety; etiquette; courtesy
Chinese Definition:
①社会生活中,由于道德观念和风俗习惯而形成的仪节:婚礼。丧(sāng)礼。典礼。
②符合统治者整体利益的行为准则:礼教(jiào)。礼治。克己复礼。
③表示尊敬的态度和动作:礼让。礼遇。礼赞。礼尚往来。先礼后兵。
④表示庆贺、友好或敬意所赠之物:礼物。礼金。献礼。
⑤古书名,《礼记》的简称。
⑥姓氏。

Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (spirit) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shì ] spirit
    • [ gōu ] secret, hidden, mysterious; small, minute; to conceal
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Example Words:
礼物 [ ]: gift; present; Classifiers:
礼貌 [ mào ]: courtesy; manners
礼拜天 [ bài tiān ]: Sunday
婚礼 [ hūn ]: wedding ceremony; wedding; Classifiers:
典礼 [ diǎn ]: celebration; ceremony
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