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There are 64 total results for your acupuncture search.

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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

針術

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Japanese shinjutsu / しんじゅつ Japanese acupuncture

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Mandarin xuè / xue4
Taiwan hsüeh
Japanese ana / あな
Chinese cave; cavity; hole; acupuncture point; Taiwan pr. [xue4]
Japanese (1) (colloquialism) ass; arse; buttocks; (2) (colloquialism) rear; end; (3) acupuncture point; (counter) (4) hole; notch; (n,n-suf) (1) hole; (2) deficit; shortage; missing person (in a team, meeting, etc.); (3) vacancy; opening; (4) flaw; (5) profitable place (or item, etc.) not well known by others; (6) upset victory (with a large payoff); (7) (slang) pit (of a theater); (8) (archaism) hiding place; (9) (archaism) underbelly (of society, etc.); (surname) Ana
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

針灸

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Mandarin zhēn jiǔ / zhen1 jiu3
Taiwan chen chiu
Japanese shinkyuu / shinkyu / しんきゅう
Chinese acupuncture and moxibustion; to give or have acupuncture and moxibustion
Japanese acupuncture and moxibustion

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Japanese tsubosaki / つぼさき    tsubo / つぼ Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.); hu (ancient Chinese vessel shaped like a vase, usually used to store alcohol); (surname) Tsubo


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Mandarin/ hu2
Taiwan hu
Japanese tsubosaki / つぼさき    tsubo / つぼ
Chinese pot; classifier for bottled liquid
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.); hu (ancient Chinese vessel shaped like a vase, usually used to store alcohol); (surname) Tsubosaki; (place-name) Tsubo


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Mandarin kǔn / kun3
Taiwan k`un / kun
Japanese tsubo / つぼ    tsuho / つほ    tsufu / つふ
Chinese palace corridor; fig. women's quarters; women
Japanese (irregular kanji usage) (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.); (irregular kanji usage) (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.)

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Mandarin biān / bian1
Taiwan pien
Chinese ancient stone acupuncture needle; to criticize; to pierce

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Mandarin shù / shu4
Taiwan shu
Chinese insertion point in acupuncture; acupoint

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Mandarin zhēn / zhen1
Taiwan chen
Japanese hari / はり
Chinese variant of 針|针[zhen1], needle
Japanese (1) (acupuncture) needle; (2) (See 鍼術) acupuncture

ツボ

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Japanese tsubo / ツボ Japanese (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.)

人中

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Mandarin rén zhōng / ren2 zhong1
Taiwan jen chung
Japanese hitonaka / ひとなか    jinchuu;ninchuu / jinchu;ninchu / じんちゅう;にんちゅう
Chinese philtrum; infranasal depression; the "human center" acupuncture point
Japanese society; company; the public; the world; (1) in company; among people; (2) {anat} philtrum; groove in the upper lip that runs from the bottom of the nose to the lip
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

俞穴

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Mandarin shù xué / shu4 xue2
Taiwan shu hsüeh
Chinese acupuncture point

八沖


八冲

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Mandarin bā chōng / ba1 chong1
Taiwan pa ch`ung / pa chung
Chinese eight surges (a group of eight acupoints in Chinese acupuncture, namely PC-9, TB-1, HT-9 and LV-3, bilaterally)

天井

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Mandarin tiān jǐng / tian1 jing3
Taiwan t`ien ching / tien ching
Japanese tenjou / tenjo / てんじょう
Chinese courtyard; patio; veranda; atrium; acupuncture point TB10
Japanese ceiling; ceiling price; (surname) Tenjou; (surname) Amai

扎針


扎针

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Mandarin zhā zhēn / zha1 zhen1
Taiwan cha chen
Chinese to give or have an acupuncture treatment

攻砭

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Mandarin gōng biān / gong1 bian1
Taiwan kung pien
Chinese to perform acupuncture

暈針


晕针

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Mandarin yùn zhēn / yun4 zhen1
Taiwan yün chen
Chinese to faint during acupuncture or injection

死穴

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Mandarin sǐ xué / si3 xue2
Taiwan ssu hsüeh
Chinese lethal point (acupuncture); vulnerable spot; Achilles' heel

毫針

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Mandarin háo zhēn / hao2 zhen1
Taiwan hao chen
Chinese acupuncture needle

火針

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Japanese hibari / ひばり Japanese heated acupuncture needle; hot acupuncture needle

火鍼

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Japanese hibari / ひばり Japanese heated acupuncture needle; hot acupuncture needle

留針

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Mandarin liú zhēn / liu2 zhen1
Taiwan liu chen
Japanese tomebari / とめばり
Chinese to leave an inserted needle in place for a period of time (acupuncture)
Japanese pin

砭石

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Mandarin biān shí / bian1 shi2
Taiwan pien shih
Chinese stone needle used in acupuncture

穴位

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Mandarin xué wèi / xue2 wei4
Taiwan hsüeh wei
Chinese acupuncture point

穴脈

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Mandarin xué mài / xue2 mai4
Taiwan hsüeh mai
Chinese node (center of energy); acupuncture point; Chakra

穴道

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Mandarin xué dào / xue2 dao4
Taiwan hsüeh tao
Chinese acupuncture point; acupoint

経穴

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Japanese keiketsu / keketsu / けいけつ Japanese acupuncture point

経絡

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Japanese keiraku / keraku / けいらく Japanese (1) meridian (e.g. in acupuncture); channel; one of the lines connecting vital points in the body; (2) thread of connection; chain of reasoning

耆婆

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Mandarin qí pó / qi2 po2
Taiwan ch`i p`o / chi po
Japanese Kiba
耆域; 時縛迦 Jīva, Jīvaka. Son of Bimbisāra by the concubine Āmrapālī. On his birth he is said to have seized the acupuncture needle and bag. He became famed for his medical skill.

耳針

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Mandarin ěr zhēn / er3 zhen1
Taiwan erh chen
Chinese auriculotherapy (ear acupuncture)

腧穴

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Mandarin shù xué / shu4 xue2
Taiwan shu hsüeh
Chinese acupuncture point

腹哀

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Mandarin fù āi / fu4 ai1
Taiwan fu ai
Chinese Abdominal Lament; acupuncture point SP 16

補法

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Mandarin bǔ fǎ / bu3 fa3
Taiwan pu fa
Japanese hohou / hoho / ほほう
Chinese treatment involving the use of tonics to restore the patient's health; reinforcing method (in acupuncture)
Japanese revitalizing treatment that stimulates the organs or the meridians (in Chinese medicine)

補瀉

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Mandarin bǔ xiè / bu3 xie4
Taiwan pu hsieh
Chinese reinforcing and reducing methods (in acupuncture)

金針


金针

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Mandarin jīn zhēn / jin1 zhen1
Taiwan chin chen
Japanese kinbari / きんばり
Chinese needle used in embroidery or sewing; acupuncture needle; orange day-lily (Hemerocallis fulva)
Japanese gold hook (esp. for fishing); gold-colored hook
(金剛針) The straight vajra, or sceptre; also v. 金針菩薩.

金鍼

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Japanese kinshin / きんしん Japanese gold needle (esp. an acupuncture needle)

針刺

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Mandarin zhēn cì / zhen1 ci4
Taiwan chen tz`u / chen tzu
Chinese to prick with a needle; to treat by acupuncture

針砭

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Mandarin zhēn biān / zhen1 bian1
Taiwan chen pien
Chinese to critique; to voice concerns about; ancient form of acupuncture using sharp stones as needles

針麻

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Mandarin zhēn má / zhen1 ma2
Taiwan chen ma
Chinese acupuncture anesomethingesia

銀針

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Mandarin yín zhēn / yin2 zhen1
Taiwan yin chen
Chinese silver needle (fine needle used in acupuncture)

鍼治

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Japanese shinji / しんじ Japanese acupuncture

鍼灸

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Japanese shinkyuu / shinkyu / しんきゅう Japanese acupuncture and moxibustion

鍼艾

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Mandarin zhēn ài / zhen1 ai4
Taiwan chen ai
Japanese shingai
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

鍼術

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Japanese shinjutsu / しんじゅつ Japanese acupuncture

八會穴


八会穴

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Mandarin bā huì xué / ba1 hui4 xue2
Taiwan pa hui hsüeh
Chinese the eight influential points (acupuncture)

八風穴


八风穴

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Mandarin bā fēng xué / ba1 feng1 xue2
Taiwan pa feng hsüeh
Chinese "eight wind points", name of a set of acupuncture points (EX-LE-10), four on each foot

十二経

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Japanese juunikei / junike / じゅうにけい Japanese (See 経絡・1) twelve meridians (in acupuncture, etc.)

砭灸術

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Mandarin biān jiǔ shù / bian1 jiu3 shu4
Taiwan pien chiu shu
Chinese acupuncture and moxibustion (Chinese medicine)

穴;尻

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Japanese ketsu / けつ Japanese (1) (colloquialism) ass; arse; buttocks; (2) (colloquialism) rear; end; (3) (穴 only) acupuncture point; (counter) (4) (穴 only) hole; notch

鍼の壷

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Japanese harinotsubo / はりのつぼ Japanese acupuncture point

鍼治療

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Japanese harichiryou / harichiryo / はりちりょう Japanese acupuncture

鍼灸院

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Japanese shinkyuuin / shinkyuin / しんきゅういん Japanese acupuncture and moxibustion clinic

鍼療法

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Japanese hariryouhou / hariryoho / はりりょうほう Japanese acupuncture therapy

鍼麻酔

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Japanese harimasui / はりますい Japanese anesthesia by acupuncture

阿是穴

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Mandarin ā shì xué / a1 shi4 xue2
Taiwan a shih hsüeh
Chinese painful point (in acupuncture); ashi point; tender spot

針刺麻醉

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Mandarin zhēn cì má zuì / zhen1 ci4 ma2 zui4
Taiwan chen tz`u ma tsui / chen tzu ma tsui
Chinese acupuncture anesomethingesia

鍼のつぼ

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Japanese harinotsubo / はりのつぼ Japanese acupuncture point

鼻針療法

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Mandarin bí zhēn liáo fǎ / bi2 zhen1 liao2 fa3
Taiwan pi chen liao fa
Chinese nose-acupuncture therapy

火針;火鍼

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Japanese hibari / ひばり Japanese heated acupuncture needle; hot acupuncture needle

金針;金鍼

see styles
Japanese kinshin / きんしん Japanese gold needle (esp. an acupuncture needle)

鍼灸;針灸

see styles
Japanese shinkyuu / shinkyu / しんきゅう Japanese acupuncture and moxibustion

鍼術;針術

see styles
Japanese shinjutsu / しんじゅつ Japanese acupuncture

鍼のつぼ;鍼の壷

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Japanese harinotsubo / はりのつぼ Japanese acupuncture point

壺;壷;壼(iK)

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Japanese tsubo;tsubo;tsuho(ok);tsufu(ok) / つぼ;ツボ;つほ(ok);つふ(ok) Japanese (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (See 思うつぼ) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) (often ツボ) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.)
This page contains 64 results for "acupuncture" in Chinese and/or Japanese.



Information about this dictionary:

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

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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).



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