yu-wei

[ yoo-wey ]
/ ˈyuˈweɪ /

noun

(in philosophical Taoism) action of an artificial or arbitrary kind.

Nearby words

  1. yttrium,
  2. yttrium metal,
  3. yttrium oxide,
  4. yttrotantalite,
  5. yu,
  6. yuan,
  7. yuan shi kai,
  8. yuandan,
  9. yuba city,
  10. yuca

Compare wu-wei.

Origin of yu-wei

From the Chinese word yǒuwéi literally, having action

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