Chinese Word Entry

理雅各
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄌㄧˇ ㄧㄚˇ ㄍㄜˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): Lǐ Yǎ gè
Cantonese (Jyutping): lei5 ngaa5 gok3
Definition: James Legge (1815-1897), Scottish Protestant missionary in Qing China and translator of the Chinese classics into English

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Chinese characters used in this word

logic, arrangement, reason, justice, truth, manage
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧˇ (lǐ)
Cantonese: lei5
Japanese: リ / ことわり、 すじ、 おさめる
Korean: 리, 이
Vietnamese: lý, lí

gracious, elegant, graceful, refined
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄚˇ (yǎ), ㄧㄚ (yā), ㄧㄚˊ (yá)
Cantonese: aa1, ngaa5
Japanese: ガ、 ア / みや.び、 みやびやか、 つね
Korean:
Vietnamese: nhã
Variants
Semantic variant form:

each, every, either, individually, all
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄜˋ (gè), ㄍㄜˇ (gě)
Cantonese: go3, gok3
Japanese: カク / おのおの
Korean:
Vietnamese: các