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理学
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English Definitionscience; School of Principle; Neo-Confucian Rationalistic School (from Song to mid-Qing times, c. 1000-1750, typified by the teachings of Cheng Hao 程颢, Cheng Yi 程颐 and Zhu Xi 朱熹)
Simplified Script理学
Traditional Script理學
Pinyinlǐxué
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧˇ ㄒㄩㄝˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lei5hok6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
texture; grain (of wood); inner essence; intrinsic order; reason; logic; truth; science; natural science (esp. physics); to manage; to pay attention to; to run (affairs); to handle; to put in order; to tidy up
xuéto learn; to study; to imitate; science; -ology

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Words With Same Head Word    
理论lǐlùntheory; to argue; to take notice of
理解lǐjiěto comprehend; to understand; comprehension; understanding
理由lǐyóureason; grounds; justification
理想lǐxiǎngan ideal; a dream; ideal; perfect
理发lǐfàa barber; hairdressing
Words With Same Tail Word    
科学kēxuéscience; scientific knowledge; scientific; rational
大学dàxuéuniversity; college; the Great Learning, one of the Four Books 四书 in Confucianism
文学wénxuéliterature
上学shàngxuéto go to school; to attend school
中学zhōngxuémiddle school
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