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Characters Pronunciation
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成就

see styles
Mandarin chéng jiù / cheng2 jiu4
Taiwan ch`eng chiu / cheng chiu
Japanese jouju / joju / じょうじゅ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese accomplishment; success; achievement; CL:個|个[ge4]; to achieve (a result); to create; to bring about
Japanese (n,vs,n-suf) fulfillment; fulfilment; realization; realisation; completion; (given name) Jouju; (given name) Shigenari
siddhi: accomplishment, fulfillment, completion, to bring to perfection; achieved

成績


成绩

see styles
Mandarin chéng jì / cheng2 ji4
Taiwan ch`eng chi / cheng chi
Japanese seiseki / seseki / せいせき
Chinese achievement; performance records; grades; CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4]
Japanese results; record; grades; marks

水平

see styles
Mandarin shuǐ píng / shui3 ping2
Taiwan shui p`ing / shui ping
Japanese suihei / suihe / すいへい
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese level (of achievement etc); standard; horizontal
Japanese (adj-na,adj-no) level; horizontality; (surname) Midzuhira; (surname) Mizuhira

see styles
Mandarin gōng / gong1
Taiwan kung
Japanese kou / ko / こう
Chinese meritorious deed or service; achievement; result; service; accomplishment; work (physics)
Japanese (1) merit; success; meritorious deed; (2) achievement; accumulated experience; (male given name) Tsutomu; (personal name) Kousou; (personal name) Kouji; (personal name) Koushou; (surname, given name) Kou; (given name) Isoshi; (given name) Isao (Isawo); (given name) Isamu; (female given name) Isao; (given name) Isa
Merit, meritorious; achievement, hence 功力 achieving strength, earnest effort after the good).

功名

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Mandarin gōng míng / gong1 ming2
Taiwan kung ming
Japanese koumyou / komyo / こうみょう
Chinese scholarly honor (in imperial exams); rank; achievement; fame; glory
Japanese great achievement; (female given name) Isana

功業


功业

see styles
Mandarin gōng yè / gong1 ye4
Taiwan kung yeh
Japanese kougyou / kogyo / こうぎょう
Chinese achievement; outstanding work; glorious deed
Japanese exploit; achievement

業績

see styles
Mandarin yè jì / ye4 ji4
Taiwan yeh chi
Japanese gyouseki / gyoseki / ぎょうせき
Chinese achievement; accomplishment; (in more recent usage) performance (of a business, employee etc); results
Japanese achievement; performance; results; work; contribution

see styles
Mandarin xiǎn / xian3
Taiwan hsien
Japanese sen / せん
Chinese barefooted
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) barefoot; (suffix noun) (2) superior to (a professional, etc. in ability or achievement); (given name) Sen

三力

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Mandarin sān lì / san1 li4
Taiwan san li
Japanese sanriki
The three powers, of which there are various groups: (1) (a) personal power; (6) tathāgata-power; (c) power of the Buddha-nature within. (2) (a) power of a wise eye to see the Buddha-medicine (for evil); (b) of diagnosis of the ailment; (c) of suiting and applying the medicine to the disease. (3) (a) the power of Buddha; (b) of samādhi; (c) of personal achievement or merit.

三大

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Mandarin sān dà / san1 da4
Taiwan san ta
Japanese sandai / さんだい
Japanese (prefix) (See 三大疾病) the big three ...; (surname) Miou
The three great characteristics of the 眞如 in the 起信論 Awakening of Faith: (1) 體大 The greatness of the bhūtatathatā in its essence or substance; it is 衆生心之體性 the embodied nature of the mind of all the living, universal, immortal, immutable, eternal; (2) 相大 the greatness of its attributes or manifestations, perfect in wisdom and mercy, and every achievement; (3) 用大 the greatness of its functions and operations within and without, perfectly transforming all the living to good works and good karma now and hereafter. There are other groups, e.g. 體, 宗, and 用; three kinds of greatness

事績

see styles
Japanese jiseki / じせき Japanese achievement; exploit; merits

事跡


事迹

see styles
Mandarin shì jì / shi4 ji4
Taiwan shih chi
Japanese jiseki / じせき
Chinese deed; past achievement; important event of the past
Japanese evidence; trace; vestige

二空

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Mandarin èr kōng / er4 kong1
Taiwan erh k`ung / erh kung
Japanese nikū
The two voids, unrealities, or immaterialities; v. 空. There are several antitheses: (1) (a) 人空; 我空 The non-reality of the atman, the soul, the person; (6) 法空 the non-reality of things. (2) (a) 性空 The Tiantai division that nothing has a nature of its own; (b) 相空 therefore its form is unreal, i.e. forms are temporary names. (3) (a) 但空 Tiantai says the 藏 and 通 know only the 空; (b) 不但空 the 別 and 圓 have 空, 假, and 中 q.v. (4) (a) 如實空 The division of the 起信論 that the 眞如 is devoid of all impurity; (b) 如實不空 and full of all merit, or achievement; two kinds of emptiness

作為


作为

see styles
Mandarin zuò wéi / zuo4 wei2
Taiwan tso wei
Japanese sakui / さくい
Chinese one's conduct; deed; activity; accomplishment; achievement; to act as; as (in the capacity of); qua; to view as; to look upon (something as); to take something to be
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) artificiality; (2) act; commission (of a crime)

偉勲

see styles
Japanese ikun / いくん Japanese great achievement

偉烈

see styles
Japanese iretsu / いれつ Japanese great achievement

偉舉


伟举

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Mandarin wěi jǔ / wei3 ju3
Taiwan wei chü
Chinese great feat; splendid achievement

働き

see styles
Japanese hataraki / はたらき Japanese (1) work; labor; labour; (2) achievement; performance; ability; talent; (3) salary; income; earnings; (4) action; activity; workings; function; operation; movement; motion; (5) {ling} (also written as 活) conjugation; inflection

先哲

see styles
Mandarin xiān zhé / xian1 zhe2
Taiwan hsien che
Japanese sentetsu / せんてつ
Chinese distinguished precursor; famous thinker of antiquity
Japanese ancient wise men
先達 One who has preceded (me) in understanding, or achievement; wise men of old

先進


先进

see styles
Mandarin xiān jìn / xian1 jin4
Taiwan hsien chin
Japanese senshin / せんしん
Chinese advanced (technology); to advance
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) seniority; advance; leadership
先輩 Of earlier, or senior rank or achievement.

初果

see styles
Mandarin chū guǒ / chu1 guo3
Taiwan ch`u kuo / chu kuo
Japanese motoka / もとか    hatsumi / はつみ    hatsuka / はつか
Japanese (female given name) Motoka; (given name) Hatsumi; (female given name) Hatsuka
The initial fruit, or achievement, the stage of srota-āpanna, illusion being discarded and the stream of enlightenment entered; first realization

力作

see styles
Mandarin lì zuò / li4 zuo4
Taiwan li tso
Japanese rikisaku / りきさく
Chinese to put effort into (work, farming, writing etc); a masterpiece
Japanese tour de force; painstaking piece of work; achievement; (given name) Rikisaku; (male given name) Tsutomu

功勛


功勋

see styles
Mandarin gōng xūn / gong1 xun1
Taiwan kung hsün
Chinese achievement; meritorious deed; contributions (for the good of society)

功德

see styles
Mandarin gōng dé / gong1 de2
Taiwan kung te
Japanese kudoku
Chinese achievements and virtue
Virtue achieved; achievement; power to do meritorious works; merit; meritorious virtue; the reward of virtue; a name for 弗若多羅 Puṇyatara, one of the twenty-four 天尊 deva aryas, worshipped in China; merit(s)

功烈

see styles
Mandarin gōng liè / gong1 lie4
Taiwan kung lieh
Chinese achievement

功用

see styles
Mandarin gōng yòng / gong1 yong4
Taiwan kung yung
Japanese kuyō
Chinese function
Action, functioning, in practice and achievement.

勇飛

see styles
Japanese yuuhi / yuhi / ゆうひ Japanese flying jump; great achievement; (female given name) Yuuhi; (personal name) Yuuto; (personal name) Isato

勛業


勋业

see styles
Mandarin xūn yè / xun1 ye4
Taiwan hsün yeh
Chinese meritorious achievement

吏治

see styles
Mandarin lì zhì / li4 zhi4
Taiwan li chih
Chinese style of governing (of minor official); achievement in office

奇功

see styles
Japanese kikou / kiko / きこう Japanese outstanding achievement; signal achievement

奏功

see styles
Japanese soukou / soko / そうこう Japanese (noun/participle) success; achievement; fruition

学績

see styles
Japanese gakuseki / がくせき Japanese school record; achievement

快挙

see styles
Japanese kaikyo / かいきょ Japanese brilliant achievement; spectacular feat; splendid accomplishment; remarkable deed

成果

see styles
Mandarin chéng guǒ / cheng2 guo3
Taiwan ch`eng kuo / cheng kuo
Japanese seika / seka / せいか
Chinese result; achievement; gain; profit; CL:個|个[ge4]
Japanese fruits (of one's labors); results; outcome; accomplishment; (female given name) Narumi

手柄

see styles
Mandarin shǒu bǐng / shou3 bing3
Taiwan shou ping
Japanese tegara / てがら
Chinese handle; video game controller
Japanese achievement; feat; meritorious deed; distinguished service; (place-name, surname) Tegara

水準

see styles
Mandarin shuǐ zhǔn / shui3 zhun3
Taiwan shui chun
Japanese suijun / すいじゅん
Chinese level (of achievement etc); standard; level (surveying)
Japanese (1) level; standard; (2) water level

沙門


沙门

see styles
Mandarin shā mén / sha1 men2
Taiwan sha men
Japanese shamon;samon / しゃもん;さもん
Chinese monk (Sanskrit: Sramana, originally refers to north India); Buddhist monk
Japanese {Buddh} shramana (wandering monk); (surname) Shamon
śramaṇa. 桑門; 娑門; 喪門; 沙門那; 舍羅磨拏; 沙迦懣曩; 室摩那拏 (1) Ascetics of all kinds; 'the Sarmanai, or Samanaioi, or Germanai of the Greeks, perhaps identical also with the Tungusian Saman or Shaman.' Eitel. (2) Buddhist monks 'who 'have left their families and quitted the passions', the Semnoi of the Greeks'. Eitel. Explained by 功勞 toilful achievement, 勤息 diligent quieting (of the mind and the passions), 淨志 purity of mind, 貧道 poverty. 'He must keep well the Truth, guard well every uprising (of desire), be uncontaminated by outward attractions, be merciful to all and impure to none, be not elated to joy nor harrowed by distress, and able to bear whatever may come.' The Sanskrit root is śram, to make effort; exert oneself, do austerities.

洪業

see styles
Japanese kougyou / kogyo / こうぎょう Japanese glorious achievement

碩果

see styles
Mandarin shuò guǒ / shuo4 guo3
Taiwan shuo kuo
Japanese ooka / おおか
Chinese major achievement; great work; triumphant success
Japanese (personal name) Ooka

績效

see styles
Mandarin jì xiào / ji4 xiao4
Taiwan chi hsiao
Chinese performance; results; achievement

芳烈

see styles
Japanese houretsu / horetsu / ほうれつ Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) aromatic; heroic deed; outstanding achievement

裸足

see styles
Japanese hadashi / はだし Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) barefoot; (suffix noun) (2) superior to (a professional, etc. in ability or achievement)

豐功

see styles
Mandarin fēng gōng / feng1 gong1
Taiwan feng kung
Chinese brilliant (exploit); meritorious (achievement)

豐碑

see styles
Mandarin fēng bēi / feng1 bei1
Taiwan feng pei
Chinese large inscribed stele; fig. great achievement; imperishable masterpiece

跣足

see styles
Japanese hadashi / はだし    sensoku / せんそく Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) barefoot; (suffix noun) (2) superior to (a professional, etc. in ability or achievement); (noun - becomes adjective with の) barefoot

達成

see styles
Mandarin dá chéng / da2 cheng2
Taiwan ta ch`eng / ta cheng
Japanese tatsunari / たつなり    tatsujou / tatsujo / たつじょう    tatsushige / たつしげ    tassei / tasse / たっせい
Chinese to reach (an agreement); to accomplish
Japanese (noun/participle) achievement; (given name) Tatsunari; (given name) Tatsujou; (personal name) Tatsushige; (given name) Tassei

邀功

see styles
Mandarin yāo gōng / yao1 gong1
Taiwan yao kung
Chinese to take the credit for sb's achievement

鴻業

see styles
Japanese kougyou / kogyo / こうぎょう Japanese glorious achievement

たっ成

see styles
Japanese tassei / tasse / たっせい Japanese (noun/participle) achievement

大手柄

see styles
Japanese ootegara / おおてがら Japanese glorious achievement; distinguished service

手がら

see styles
Japanese tegara / てがら Japanese achievement; feat; meritorious deed; distinguished service

虛空藏


虚空藏

see styles
Mandarin xū kōng cáng / xu1 kong1 cang2
Taiwan hsü k`ung ts`ang / hsü kung tsang
Japanese Kokū Zō
Ākāśagarbha, or Gaganagarbha, the central bodhisattva in the court of space in the garbhadhātu group; guardian of the treasury of all wisdom and achievement; his powers extend to the five directions of space; five forms of him are portrayed under different names; he is also identified with the dawn, Aruṇa, and the 明星 or Venus.

達成度

see styles
Japanese tasseido / tassedo / たっせいど Japanese level of achievement

金字塔

see styles
Mandarin jīn zì tǎ / jin1 zi4 ta3
Taiwan chin tzu t`a / chin tzu ta
Japanese kinjitou / kinjito / きんじとう
Chinese pyramid (building or structure)
Japanese (1) pyramid; (2) monumental work; landmark achievement

高学歴

see styles
Japanese kougakureki / kogakureki / こうがくれき Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) high academic achievement; advanced academic training; higher education

そこ退け

see styles
Japanese sokonoke / そこのけ Japanese (suffix noun) (1) (kana only) superior to (e.g. professional, etc. in ability or achievement); (2) (kana only) ignoring (one thing) for (another)

アチーブ

see styles
Japanese achiibu / achibu / アチーブ Japanese (1) achieve; (2) (abbreviation) achievement test

アチーヴ

see styles
Japanese achiii / achii / アチーヴ Japanese (ik) (1) achieve; (2) (abbreviation) achievement test

キタコレ

see styles
Japanese kitakore / キタコレ Japanese (expression) (slang) (kana only) (expression of) satisfaction; achievement

乃至涅槃

see styles
Mandarin nǎi zhì niè pán / nai3 zhi4 nie4 pan2
Taiwan nai chih nieh p`an / nai chih nieh pan
Japanese naishi nehan
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

五種法身


五种法身

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Mandarin wǔ zhòng fǎ shēn / wu3 zhong4 fa3 shen1
Taiwan wu chung fa shen
Japanese goshu hosshin
The five kinds of a Buddha's dharmakāya. There are four groups. I. (1) 如如智法身 the spiritual body of bhūtatathatā-wisdom; (2) 功德法身 of all virtuous achievement; (3) 自法身 of incarnation in the world; (4) 變化法身 of unlimited powers of transformation; (5) 虛空法身 of unlimited space; the first and second are defined as saṃbhogakāya, the third and fourth as nirmāṇakāya, and the fifth as the dharmakāya, but all are included under dharmakāya as it possesses all the others. II. The esoteric cult uses the first four and adds as fifth 法界身 indicating the universe as pan-Buddha. III. Huayan gives (1) 法性生身 the body or person of Buddha born from the dharma-nature. (2) 功德生身 the dharmakāya evolved by Buddha virtue, or achievement; (3) 變化法身 the dharmakāya with unlimited powers of transformation; (4) 實相法身 the real dharmakāya; (5) 虛 空法身 the universal dharmakāya. IV. Hīnayāna defines them as 五分法身 q. v; five kinds of dharma-body

兩彈一星


两弹一星

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Mandarin liǎng dàn yī xīng / liang3 dan4 yi1 xing1
Taiwan liang tan i hsing
Chinese refers to the historical achievement of China by 1970 in producing and successfully detonating an atomic bomb (1964), a hydrogen bomb (1967) and launching a satellite into space (1970)

六根功德

see styles
Mandarin liù gēn gōng dé / liu4 gen1 gong1 de2
Taiwan liu ken kung te
Japanese rokkon kudoku
The powers of the six senses, i. e. the achievement by purification of their interchange of function; powers of the six faculties

其処退け

see styles
Japanese sokonoke / そこのけ Japanese (suffix noun) (1) (kana only) superior to (e.g. professional, etc. in ability or achievement); (2) (kana only) ignoring (one thing) for (another)

出神入化

see styles
Mandarin chū shén rù huà / chu1 shen2 ru4 hua4
Taiwan ch`u shen ju hua / chu shen ju hua
Chinese to reach perfection (idiom); a superb artistic achievement

前人未到

see styles
Japanese zenjinmitou / zenjinmito / ぜんじんみとう Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (yoji) untrodden (region, field of study, etc.); unprecedented (discovery, achievement, etc.)

前人未踏

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Japanese zenjinmitou / zenjinmito / ぜんじんみとう Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (yoji) untrodden (region, field of study, etc.); unprecedented (discovery, achievement, etc.)

功成不居

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Mandarin gōng chéng bù jū / gong1 cheng2 bu4 ju1
Taiwan kung ch`eng pu chü / kung cheng pu chü
Chinese not to claim personal credit for achievement (idiom)

可圈可點


可圈可点

see styles
Mandarin kě quān kě diǎn / ke3 quan1 ke3 dian3
Taiwan k`o ch`üan k`o tien / ko chüan ko tien
Chinese remarkable (performance, achievement etc); worthy of praise

実施状況

see styles
Japanese jisshijoukyou / jisshijokyo / じっしじょうきょう Japanese status of implementation; state of achievement

引發門智


引发门智

see styles
Mandarin yǐn fā mén zhì / yin3 fa1 men2 zhi4
Taiwan yin fa men chih
Japanese inhotsumon chi
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

来たこれ

see styles
Japanese kitakore / きたこれ Japanese (expression) (slang) (kana only) (expression of) satisfaction; achievement

業績主義

see styles
Japanese gyousekishugi / gyosekishugi / ぎょうせきしゅぎ Japanese meritocracy; performance-based system; achievement-based system

無功而返

see styles
Mandarin wú gōng ér fǎn / wu2 gong1 er2 fan3
Taiwan wu kung erh fan
Chinese to return without any achievement (idiom); to go home with one's tail between one's legs

目標達成

see styles
Japanese mokuhyoutassei / mokuhyotasse / もくひょうたっせい Japanese achievement of one's goal; goal achievement

研究業績

see styles
Japanese kenkyuugyouseki / kenkyugyoseki / けんきゅうぎょうせき Japanese research results; research record; research achievement

紫綬褒賞

see styles
Japanese shijuhoushou / shijuhosho / しじゅほうしょう Japanese purple-ribboned medal awarded for scholarly or artistic achievement

耀かしい

see styles
Japanese kagayakashii / kagayakashi / かがやかしい Japanese (adjective) brilliant; glorious; glittering; bright; splendid (e.g. achievement, success); promising (e.g. future)

豐功偉績

see styles
Mandarin fēng gōng wěi jì / feng1 gong1 wei3 ji4
Taiwan feng kung wei chi
Chinese glorious achievement (idiom)

赫かしい

see styles
Japanese kagayakashii / kagayakashi / かがやかしい Japanese (adjective) brilliant; glorious; glittering; bright; splendid (e.g. achievement, success); promising (e.g. future)

輝かしい

see styles
Japanese kagayakashii / kagayakashi / かがやかしい Japanese (adjective) brilliant; glorious; glittering; bright; splendid (e.g. achievement, success); promising (e.g. future)

雪園勝躅


雪园胜躅

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Mandarin xuě yuán shèng zhú / xue3 yuan2 sheng4 zhu2
Taiwan hsüeh yüan sheng chu
Japanese setsuon shōchoku
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

高学歴化

see styles
Japanese kougakurekika / kogakurekika / こうがくれきか Japanese increase in the level of academic achievement; popularisation of higher education

ktkr

see styles
Japanese kitakore / きたこれ Japanese (expression) (slang) (kana only) (expression of) satisfaction; achievement

輝やかしい

see styles
Japanese kagayakashii / kagayakashi / かがやかしい Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (adjective) brilliant; glorious; glittering; bright; splendid (e.g. achievement, success); promising (e.g. future)

阿利沙住處


阿利沙住处

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Mandarin ā lì shā zhù chù / a1 li4 sha1 zhu4 chu4
Taiwan a li sha chu ch`u / a li sha chu chu
Japanese arisha jūsho
the highest position of achievement, perfection; see 阿利沙; ārṣa-position

鴻業;洪業

see styles
Japanese kougyou / kogyo / こうぎょう Japanese glorious achievement

業績連動払い

see styles
Japanese gyousekirendouharai / gyosekirendoharai / ぎょうせきれんどうはらい Japanese performance-based pay; achievement-based pay; payment linked to performance

そこ退け;其処退け

see styles
Japanese sokonoke / そこのけ Japanese (suffix noun) (1) (kana only) (See 裸足・はだし・2) superior to (e.g. professional, etc. in ability or achievement); (2) (kana only) (See 其方退け・そっちのけ) ignoring (one thing) for (another)

前人未到;前人未踏

see styles
Japanese zenjinmitou / zenjinmito / ぜんじんみとう Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (yoji) untrodden (region, field of study, etc.); unprecedented (discovery, achievement, etc.)

手柄(P);手がら

see styles
Japanese tegara / てがら Japanese achievement; feat; meritorious deed; distinguished service

来たこれ;ktkr

see styles
Japanese kitakore;kitakore / きたこれ;キタコレ Japanese (expression) (slang) (kana only) (expression of) satisfaction; achievement

達成(P);たっ成

see styles
Japanese tassei / tasse / たっせい Japanese (noun/participle) achievement

鬼の首を取ったよう

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Japanese oninokubiotottayou / oninokubiotottayo / おにのくびをとったよう Japanese (exp,adj-na) triumphant (over a mediocre achievement); boastful; as if one had grabbed a demon by the neck

アチーブメントテスト

see styles
Japanese achiibumentotesuto / achibumentotesuto / アチーブメントテスト Japanese achievement test

アチーヴメントテスト

see styles
Japanese achiiimentotesuto / achiimentotesuto / アチーヴメントテスト Japanese achievement test

アチーブメント・テスト

see styles
Japanese achiibumento tesuto / achibumento tesuto / アチーブメント・テスト Japanese achievement test

アチーヴメント・テスト

see styles
Japanese achiiimento tesuto / achiimento tesuto / アチーヴメント・テスト Japanese achievement test

アチーブ;アチーヴ(ik)

see styles
Japanese achiibu;achiii(ik) / achibu;achii(ik) / アチーブ;アチーヴ(ik) Japanese (1) achieve; (2) (abbreviation) (See アチーブメントテスト) achievement test

裸足(P);跣(P);跣足

see styles
Japanese hadashi(p);sensoku(跣足) / はだし(P);せんそく(跣足) Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) barefoot; (suffix noun) (2) (はだし only) superior to (a professional, etc. in ability or achievement)

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This page contains 100 results for "achievement" in Chinese and/or Japanese.



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Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Soup or Bath

This dictionary uses the EDICT and CC-CEDICT dictionary files.
EDICT data is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.

Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).



Combined, these cover 355,969 Japanese, Chinese, and Buddhist characters, words, idioms, and short phrases.

Just because a word appears here does not mean it is appropriate for a tattoo, your business name, etc. Please consult a professional before doing anything stupid with this data.

We do offer Chinese and Japanese Tattoo Services. We'll also be happy to help you translate something for other purposes.

No warranty as to the correctness, potential vulgarity, or clarity is expressed or implied. We did not write any of these definitions (though we occasionally act as a contributor/editor to the CC-CEDICT project). You are using this dictionary for free, and you get what you pay for.

The following titles are just to help people who are searching for an Asian dictionary to find this page.

Japanese Kanji Dictionary

Free Asian Dictionary

Chinese Kanji Dictionary

Chinese Words Dictionary

Chinese Language Dictionary

Japanese Chinese Dictionary