from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A Chinese book of ancient origin consisting of 64 interrelated hexagrams along with commentaries attributed to Confucius. The hexagrams, originally used for divination, embody Taoist philosophy by describing all nature and human endeavor in terms of the interaction of yin and yang.
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- proper noun A
Chinese classic textdescribing an ancientsystem of cosmologyand philosophywhich is at the heart of traditional Chinese cultural beliefs.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Mandarin Yì Jīng, Book of Changes, from Middle Chinese jiajk kjiajŋ : jiajk, change + kjiajŋ, warp (of a loom), to pass through, classic (text), book.]
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From Chinese 易經 (simplified: 易经), Yì Jīng
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