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Confucius

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I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.
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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Confucius, from Chinese 孔夫子 (Kǒng Fūzǐ) "Master Kong".

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA: /kənˈfju.ʃəs/

Proper noun

Singular
Confucius

Plural
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Confucius

  1. Western name of Kong Qiu (孔丘), an influential Chinese philosopher who lived 551 BCE – 479 BCE.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] Confucius, from Chinese 孔夫子 (Kǒng Fūzǐ) "Master Kong".

Proper noun

Confucius

  1. Confucius

Latin

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From Chinese 孔夫子 (Kǒng Fūzǐ) "Master Kong".

Proper noun

Confucius (genitive Confucii); m, second declension

  1. 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 Sinenſis, tum quia huic σύγχρονος, tum quia morum imprimis Doctrinam excoluit.

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