Lun Yu Introduction Table of content – The Analects of Confucius

The Master discusses with his disciples and unveil his preoccupations with society. Tr. Legge (en), Lau (en) and Couvreur (fr).

Lunyu XI. 18. (285)

Characters of the four disciples – Ch'âi, Shan, Shih, and Yû.
1. Ch'âi is simple.
2. Shan is dull.
3. Shih is specious.
4. Yû is coarse.

Legge XI.17.

[The Master said,] 'Ch'ai is stupid; Ts'an is slow; Shih is one sided; Yu is forthright.'

Lau [11:18]

Confucius dit : « Tch'ai est stupide, Chenn peu perspicace, Cheu plus soucieux de paraître ; Iou est brutal1. »

1. Tch'ai = Tzeu kao, Chenn = Tseng chenn, Cheu = Tzeu tchang, Iou = Tzeu lou (MBC).

Couvreur XI.17.

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