Associations to the word «Confucius»

Wiktionary

CONFUCIUS, proper noun. Western name of Kong Qiu (孔丘), an influential Chinese philosopher who lived 551 BCE – 479 BCE.
CONFUCIUS, proper noun. (very rare) A male given name.

Dictionary definition

CONFUCIUS, noun. Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected after his death and became the basis of a philosophical doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC).

Wise words

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