Confucianism

Chinese Character for "Scholar" or "Confucianism"

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Definition: Chinese Character for "Scholar" or "Confucianism"
Often used as a symbol of Confucianism.

There are several Chinese characters that can be translated as "scholar," but the "ru" character refers especially to the scholar Confucius, and by extension to Confucianism in general. Confucianism is also known as "Ruism."

Sources

  1. Confucianism.” Wikipedia. Uses the character for "scholar" to represent Confucianism.
  2. Chinese Symbols for Scholar.” Chinese Words.
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Title Chinese Character for "Scholar" or "Confucianism"
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Last UpdatedMarch 8, 2021
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MLA Citation “Chinese Character for "Scholar" or "Confucianism".” ReligionFacts.com. 8 Mar. 2021. Web. Accessed 11 May. 2021. <religionfacts.com/scholar-chinese-character>