[ koo ng chyoo ]
/ ˈkʊŋ ˈtʃyu /
personal name of Confucius.
Definition for k'ung ch'iu (2 of 2)
[ kuh n-fyoo-shuh s ]
/ kənˈfyu ʃəs /
K'ung Ch'iu, 551? b.c.–478? b.c., Chinese philosopher and teacher.
Chinese K'ung Fu-tzŭ.
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British Dictionary definitions for k'ung ch'iu
/ (kənˈfjuːʃəs) /
Chinese name Kong Zi or K'ung Fu-tse. 551–479 bc, Chinese philosopher and teacher of ethics (see Confucianism). His doctrines were compiled after his death under the title The Analects of Confucius
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Cultural definitions for k'ung ch'iu
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