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#122155 - 02/05/04 10:40 AM analects
Date: Thu May 18 00:15:08 EDT 2000
analects (AN-uh-lekts) also analecta (an-uh-LEK-tuh) plural noun
Selections from or parts of a literary work or group of works. Often used as a title.
[Greek analekta, selected things, from neuter plural of analektos, gathered together, from analegein, to gather : ana- + legein, to gather.]
"The Confucian Analects are endlessly reinterpreted: the sage must have turned over in his grave several times over because of the liberties taken in his name."
Chong Seck Chim, Old news and views recycled, The New Straits Times, Feb 16, 2000.
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