Gender Masculine
Usage History
Pronounced Pron. kən-FYOO-shəs(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of the Chinese name Kong Fuzi. The surname (Kong) means "hole, opening" and the title 夫子 (Fuzi) means "master". This was the name of a 6th-century BC Chinese philosopher. His given name was Qiu.

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Depiction of Confucius from the 8th centuryDepiction of Confucius from the 8th century


Entry updated March 14, 2016