君子
(jūnzǐ)

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Meaning

  1. gentleman
  2. man of noble character

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Traditional Chinese


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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
彬彬君子 bīn bīn jūn zǐ refined gentleman
君子报仇,十年不晚 jūn zi bào chóu, shí nián bù wǎn lit. for a nobleman to take revenge, ten years is not too long (idiom)/fig. revenge is a dish best served cold
君子不计小人过 jūn zǐ bù jì xiǎo rén guò see 大人不記小人過|大人不记小人过[dà rén bù jì xiǎo rén guò]
君子动口不动手 jūn zǐ dòng kǒu bù dòng shǒu a gentleman uses his mouth and not his fist
君子兰 jūn zǐ lán scarlet kafir lily/Clivia miniata (botany)
君子坦荡荡,小人长戚戚 jūn zi tǎn dàng dàng, xiǎo rén cháng qī qī good people are at peace with themselves, (but) there is no rest for the wicked
君子一言,驷马难追 jūn zǐ yī yán, sì mǎ nán zhuī a nobleman's word is his bond (proverb)
君子远庖厨 jūn zǐ yuàn páo chú lit. a nobleman stays clear of the kitchen (idiom, from Mencius)/fig. a nobleman who has seen a living animal cannot bear to see it die, hence he keeps away from the kitchen
君子之交 jūn zǐ zhī jiāo friendship between gentlemen, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子[Zhuāng zǐ])
君子之交淡如水 jūn zǐ zhī jiāo dàn rú shuǐ a gentleman's friendship, insipid as water (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子[Zhuāng zǐ])
梁上君子 liáng shàng jūn zǐ lit. the gentleman on the roof beam/fig. a thief
仁人君子 rén rén jūn zǐ people of good will (idiom)/charitable person
淑人君子 shū rén jūn zi virtuous gentleman (idiom)
伪君子 wěi jūn zǐ hypocrite
戊戌六君子 Wù xū Liù jūn zǐ the Six Gentlemen Martyrs of the failed reform movement of 1898, executed in its aftermath, namely: Tan Sitong 譚嗣同|谭嗣同[Tán Sì tóng], Lin Xu 林旭[Lín Xù], Yang Shenxiu 楊深秀|杨深秀[Yáng Shēn xiù], Liu Guangdi 劉光第|刘光第[Liú Guāng dì], Kang Guangren 康廣仁|康广仁[Kāng Guǎng rén] and Yang Rui 楊銳|杨锐[Yáng Ruì]
以小人之心,度君子之腹 yǐ xiǎo rén zhī xīn, duó jūn zǐ zhī fù to gauge the heart of a gentleman with one's own mean measure (idiom)
瘾君子 yǐn jūn zǐ opium eater/drug addict/chain smoker
隐君子 yǐn jūn zi recluse/hermit/used for homophone 癮君子|瘾君子, opium addict
有仇不报非君子 yǒu chóu bù bào fēi jūn zǐ a real man, if he takes a hit, will seek to even the score (idiom)
有仇不报非君子,有冤不伸枉为人 yǒu chóu bù bào fēi jūn zǐ, yǒu yuān bù shēn wǎng wéi rén one who doesn't avenge an injustice is not a gentleman, one who doesn't redress a wrong is not a man (idiom)
正人君子 zhèng rén jūn zi upright gentleman/man of honor

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