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Teach / Education

China jiào yù
Japan kyouiku
Teach / Education

This Chinese and Japanese word means to educate, to teach, education, and/or training.

Education / Refinement

China jiào yǎng
Japan kyou you
Education / Refinement

This Chinese and Japanese word means to train, to educate, to bring up, to nurture, education, culture, upbringing, early conditioning, cultivation, and/or refinement.

Confucius: Universal Education

China zì xíng shù xiū yǐ shàng wú wèi cháng wú huì yān
Confucius: Universal Education

This quote from the Analects of Confucius translates as:

For anyone who brings even the smallest token of appreciation, I have yet to refuse instruction.

Another way to put it is: If a student (or potential student) shows just an ounce of interest, desire, or appreciation for the opportunity to learn, a teacher should offer a pound of knowledge.


This was written over 2500 years ago. The composition is in ancient Chinese grammar and phrasing. A modern Chinese person would need a background in Chinese literature to understand this without the aid of a reference.


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Characters

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Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

司徒

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Mandarin sī tú / si1 tu2
Taiwan ssu t`u / ssu tu
Japanese shito / しと
Chinese minister of education (history); two-character surname Situ
Japanese (See 六卿) Minister of Civil Administration and Social Welfare (Zhou-dynasty China)
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教育

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Mandarin jiào yù / jiao4 yu4
Taiwan chiao yü
Japanese kyouiku / kyoiku / きょういく
Chinese to educate; to teach; education
Japanese (n,adj-no,vs) training; education
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Teach / Education

教養


教养

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Mandarin jiào yǎng / jiao4 yang3
Taiwan chiao yang
Japanese kyouyou / kyoyo / きょうよう
Chinese to train; to educate; to bring up; to nurture; education; culture; upbringing; early conditioning
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) cultivation; refinement; culture; education
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Education / Refinement

開卷有益

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Mandarin kāi juàn yǒu yì / kai1 juan4 you3 yi4
Taiwan k`ai chüan yu i / kai chüan yu i
Chinese lit. opening a book is profitable (idiom); the benefits of education
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三育

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Japanese saniku / さんいく Japanese education of the head and hand and heart

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仕込

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Japanese shikomi / しこみ Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (n,n-suf) (1) training; education; upbringing; (2) stocking up; laying in; (3) preparation (e.g. ingredients); (4) girl studying to become a geisha; (place-name) Shikomi

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体育

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Japanese taiiku / taiku / たいいく Japanese physical education; gymnastics; athletics

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保体

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Japanese hotai / ほたい Japanese (abbreviation) (See 保健体育) health and physical education

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儉學


俭学

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Mandarin jiǎn xué / jian3 xue2
Taiwan chien hsüeh
Chinese to deny oneself comforts in order to save money for one's education

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兼顧


兼顾

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Mandarin jiān gù / jian1 gu4
Taiwan chien ku
Chinese to attend simultaneously to two or more things; to balance (career and family, family and education etc)

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啓発

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Japanese keihatsu / kehatsu / けいはつ Japanese (noun/participle) enlightenment; development; edification; public awareness; illumination; education; inspiration

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回爐


回炉

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Mandarin huí lú / hui2 lu2
Taiwan hui lu
Chinese to melt down; to remelt (metals); fig. to acquire new education; to bake again

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培養


培养

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Mandarin péi yǎng / pei2 yang3
Taiwan p`ei yang / pei yang
Japanese baiyou / baiyo / ばいよう
Chinese to cultivate; to breed; to foster; to nurture; to educate; to groom (for a position); education; fostering; culture (biology)
Japanese (noun/participle) cultivation; nurture; culture

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大学

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Japanese daigaku / だいがく Japanese (1) post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.; (2) (abbreviation) former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators); (3) the Great Learning (one of the Four Books); (p,s,g) Daigaku

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大學


大学

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Mandarin dà xué / da4 xue2
Taiwan ta hsüeh
Japanese daigaku / だいがく
Chinese university; college; CL:所[suo3]; the Great Learning, one of the Four Books 四書|四书[Si4 shu1] in Confucianism
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (1) post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.; (2) (abbreviation) former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators); (3) the Great Learning (one of the Four Books); (surname) Daigaku

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失學


失学

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Mandarin shī xué / shi1 xue2
Taiwan shih hsüeh
Chinese unable to go to school; an interruption to one's education

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学資

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Japanese gakushi / がくし Japanese school expenses; education fund

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家教

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Mandarin jiā jiào / jia1 jiao4
Taiwan chia chiao
Japanese kakyou / kakyo / かきょう
Chinese family education; upbringing; to bring sb up; private tutor
Japanese (abbreviation) tutor; (given name) Kakyou; (given name) Ienori
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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幼教

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Mandarin yòu jiào / you4 jiao4
Taiwan yu chiao
Chinese preschool education; abbr. for 幼兒教育|幼儿教育[you4 er2 jiao4 yu4]

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庭訓


庭训

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Mandarin tíng xùn / ting2 xun4
Taiwan t`ing hsün / ting hsün
Japanese teikin / tekin / ていきん
Chinese tuition within family; education from father
Japanese (archaism) home education

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弦歌

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Mandarin xián gē / xian2 ge1
Taiwan hsien ko
Japanese genka / げんか
Chinese to sing to a string accompaniment; education (a reference to teaching the people Confucian values by means of song in ancient times)
Japanese singing and (string) music

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徳育

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Japanese tokuiku / とくいく Japanese moral education

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德育

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Mandarin dé yù / de2 yu4
Taiwan te yü
Chinese moral education

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成教

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Mandarin chéng jiào / cheng2 jiao4
Taiwan ch`eng chiao / cheng chiao
Japanese shigenori / しげのり
Chinese adult education, abbr. for 成人教育[cheng2 ren2 jiao4 yu4]
Japanese (given name) Shigenori

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才学

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Japanese saigaku / さいがく Japanese talent and education

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技職


技职

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Mandarin jì zhí / ji4 zhi2
Taiwan chi chih
Chinese technical and vocational (education)

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支教

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Mandarin zhī jiào / zhi1 jiao4
Taiwan chih chiao
Chinese program bringing education to underdeveloped areas; to work in such a program

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政教

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Mandarin zhèng jiào / zheng4 jiao4
Taiwan cheng chiao
Japanese seikyou / sekyo / せいきょう
Chinese church and state; government and education; political education
Japanese religion and politics; church and state; (given name) Masanori; (personal name) Seikyou
Political teaching, governmental education; politics and the church or religion).

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教化

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Mandarin jiào huà / jiao4 hua4
Taiwan chiao hua
Japanese kyouke;kyouge / kyoke;kyoge / きょうけ;きょうげ    kyouka / kyoka / きょうか
Chinese to enlighten; to civilize; to indoctrinate; to train (an animal)
Japanese (noun/participle) {Buddh} guidance; teaching people and leading them to Buddhism; (noun/participle) education; enlightenment; civilization; civilisation; indoctrination
To transform by instruction; teach and convert; to cause another to give alms; guidance

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教委

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Japanese kyoui / kyoi / きょうい Japanese (abbreviation) (See 教育委員会・きょういくいいんかい) Board of Education

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Teach
Education
教育kyouiku / kyoikujiào yù / jiao4 yu4 / jiao yu / jiaoyuchiao yü / chiaoyü
Education
Refinement
教養
教养
kyou you / kyouyou / kyo yo / kyoyojiào yǎng
jiao4 yang3
jiao yang
jiaoyang
chiao yang
chiaoyang
Confucius: Universal Education自行束脩以上吾未嘗無誨焉 (note 嘗 = 嚐)
自行束脩以上吾未尝无诲焉
zì xíng shù xiū yǐ shàng wú wèi cháng wú huì yān
zi4 xing2 shu4 xiu1 yi3 shang4 wu2 wei4 chang2 wu2 hui4 yan1
zi xing shu xiu yi shang wu wei chang wu hui yan
tzu hsing shu hsiu i shang wu wei ch`ang wu hui yen
tzu hsing shu hsiu i shang wu wei chang wu hui yen
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.



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