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I Ching

[ ee-jing ]
/ ˈi ˈdʒɪŋ /
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noun
an ancient Chinese book of divination, in which 64 pairs of trigrams are shown with various interpretations.
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Also (Pinyin) Yi Jing [yee-jing] /ˈyi ˈdʒɪŋ/ .
Also called Book of Changes .

Origin of I Ching

First recorded in 1875–80; from Chinese Yì jīng
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British Dictionary definitions for I Ching

I Ching
/ (ˈiː ˈtʃɪŋ) /

noun
an ancient Chinese book of divination and a source of Confucian and Taoist philosophy. Answers to questions and advice may be obtained by referring to the text accompanying one of 64 hexagrams, selected at randomAlso called: Book of Changes
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