Confucius meaning

kən-fyo͝o'shəs
Chinese philosopher who promoted a system of social and political ethics emphasizing order, moderation, and reciprocity between superiors and subordinates. The Analects contains a collection of his sayings and dialogues compiled by disciples after his death.
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(L. name of K'ung Fu-tzu) 551?-479? b.c.; Chin. philosopher & teacher.
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Western name of Kong Qiu (孔丘), an influential Chinese philosopher who lived 551 BCE – 479 BCE.
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(very rare) A male given name.
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Origin of confucius

From Latin Confucius, from Mandarin 孔夫子 (Kǒng Fūzǐ) "Master Kong".