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Wu Wei / Without Action

Daoist / Taoist Tenet
wú wéi
mui
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Wu Wei is a Daoist (Taoist) tenet, that speaks to the idea of letting nature take its course.

Some will say it's about knowing when to take action and when not to. In reality, it's more about not going against the flow. What is going to happen is controlled by the Dao (Tao), for which one who follows the Dao will not resist or struggle against.

There is a lot more to this concept but chances are, if you are looking for this entry, you already know the expanded concept.

Warning: Outside of Daoist context, this means idleness or inactivity (especially in Japanese where very few know this as a Daoist concept).


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Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Wu Wei
Without Action
無為
无为
muiwú wéi / wu2 wei2 / wu wei / wuwei
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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Characters

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Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

古浪

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gǔ làng / gu3 lang4
ku lang
Gulang county in Wuwei 武威[Wu3 wei1], Gansu

武威

see styles
wǔ wēi / wu3 wei1
wu wei
 bui / ぶい
Wuwei prefecture level city in Gansu
military power

民勤

see styles
mín qín / min2 qin2
min ch`in / min chin
Minqin county in Wuwei 武威[Wu3 wei1], Gansu

涼州


凉州

see styles
liáng zhōu / liang2 zhou1
liang chou
Liangzhou district of Wuwei city 武威市[Wu3 wei1 shi4], Gansu

古浪縣


古浪县

see styles
gǔ làng xiàn / gu3 lang4 xian4
ku lang hsien
Gulang county in Wuwei 武威[Wu3 wei1], Gansu

天祝縣


天祝县

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tiān zhù xiàn / tian1 zhu4 xian4
t`ien chu hsien / tien chu hsien
Tianzhu Tibetan autonomous county in Wuwei 武威[Wu3 wei1], Gansu

武威市

see styles
wǔ wēi shì / wu3 wei1 shi4
wu wei shih
Wuwei prefecture level city in Gansu

民勤縣


民勤县

see styles
mín qín xiàn / min2 qin2 xian4
min ch`in hsien / min chin hsien
Minqin county in Wuwei 武威[Wu3 wei1], Gansu

涼州區


凉州区

see styles
liáng zhōu qū / liang2 zhou1 qu1
liang chou ch`ü / liang chou chü
Liangzhou district of Wuwei city 武威市[Wu3 wei1 shi4], Gansu

無為縣


无为县

see styles
wú wéi xiàn / wu2 wei2 xian4
wu wei hsien
Wuwei county in Chaohu 巢湖[Chao2 hu2], Anhui

武威地區


武威地区

see styles
wǔ wēi dì qū / wu3 wei1 di4 qu1
wu wei ti ch`ü / wu wei ti chü
Wuwei prefecture in Gansu

ウーウェイ

see styles
 uuwei / uwe / ウーウェイ (place-name) Wuwei

天祝藏族自治縣


天祝藏族自治县

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tiān zhù zàng zú zì zhì xiàn / tian1 zhu4 zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 xian4
t`ien chu tsang tsu tzu chih hsien / tien chu tsang tsu tzu chih hsien
Tianzhu Tibetan Autonomous County in Wuwei 武威[Wu3 wei1], Gansu

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