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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
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Mandarin/ fu2
Taiwan fu
Japanese hotoke / ほとけ    butsusaki / ぶつさき
Chinese Buddha; Buddhism
Japanese (surname) Hotoke; (surname) Butsusaki
Buddha, from budh to "be aware of", "conceive", "observe", "wake"; also 佛陀; 浮圖; 浮陀; 浮頭; 浮塔; 勃陀; 勃馱; 沒馱; 母馱; 母陀; 部陀; 休屠. Buddha means "completely conscious, enlightened", and came to mean the enlightener. he Chinese translation is 覺 to perceive, aware, awake; and 智 gnosis, knowledge. There is an Eternal Buddha, see e.g. the Lotus Sutra, cap. 16, and multitudes of Buddhas, but the personality of a Supreme Buddha, an Ādi-Buddha, is not defined. Buddha is in and through all things, and some schools are definitely Pan-Buddhist in the pantheistic sense. In the triratna 三寳 commonly known as 三寳佛, while Śākyamuni Buddha is the first "person" of the Trinity, his Law the second, and the Order the third, all three by some are accounted as manifestations of the All-Buddha. As Śākyamuni, the title indicates him as the last of the line of Buddhas who have appeared in this world, Maitreya is to be the next. As such he is the one who has achieved enlightenment, having discovered the essential evil of existence (some say mundane existence, others all existence), and the way of deliverance from the constant round of reincarnations; this way is through the moral life into nirvana, by means of self-abnegation, the monastic life, and meditation. By this method a Buddha, or enlightened one, himself obtains Supreme Enlightenment, or Omniscience, and according to Māhāyanism leads all beings into the same enlightenment. He sees things not as they seem in their phenomenal but in their noumenal aspects, as they really are. The term is also applied to those who understand the chain of causality (twelve nidānas) and have attained enlightenment surpassing that of the arhat. Four types of the Buddha are referred to: (1) 三藏佛the Buddha of the Tripiṭaka who attained enlightenment on the bare ground under the bodhi-tree; (2) 通佛the Buddha on the deva robe under the bodhi-tree of the seven precious things; (3) 別佛the Buddha on the great precious Lotus throne under the Lotus realm bodhi-tree; and (4) 圓佛the Buddha on the throne of Space in the realm of eternal rest and glory where he is Vairocana. The Hīnayāna only admits the existence of one Buddha at a time; Mahāyāna claims the existence of many Buddhas at one and the same time, as many Buddhas as there are Buddha-universes, which are infinite in number.


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Mandarin jué / jue2
Taiwan chüeh
Japanese satoru / さとる
Chinese to feel; to find that; thinking; awake; aware; a nap; a sleep; CL:場|场[chang2]
Japanese (personal name) Satoru
bodhi, from bodha, 'knowing, understanding', means enlightenment, illumination; 覺 is to awake, apprehend, perceive, realize; awake, aware; (also, to sleep). It is illumination, enlightenment, or awakening in regard to the real in contrast to the seeming; also, enlightenment in regard to moral evil. Cf. 菩提 and 佛.

啟蒙


启蒙

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Mandarin qǐ méng / qi3 meng2
Taiwan ch`i meng / chi meng
Chinese to instruct the young; to initiate; to awake sb from ignorance; to free sb from prejudice or superstition; primer; enlightened; the Enlightenment; Western learning from the late Qing dynasty

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Mandarin/ wu4
Taiwan wu
Japanese go
Chinese to awake from sleep
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin xǐng / xing3
Taiwan hsing
Japanese sumitomo / すみとも    sumio / すみお
Chinese to wake up; to be awake; to become aware; to sober up; to come to
Japanese (personal name) Sumitomo; (personal name) Sumio
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

夢現

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Japanese yumeutsutsu / ゆめうつつ Japanese (1) half asleep and half awake; trance; (2) dream and reality

寤寐

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Mandarin wù mèi / wu4 mei4
Taiwan wu mei
Chinese lit. awake or asleep; at any time

心性

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Mandarin xīn xìng / xin1 xing4
Taiwan hsin hsing
Japanese shinsei / shinse / しんせい
Chinese one's nature; temperament
Japanese mind; disposition; nature
Immutable mind-corpus, or mind-nature, the self-existing fundamental pure mind, the all, the Tathāgata-garbha, or 如來藏心; 自性淸淨心; also described in the 起信論 Awakening of Faith as immortal 不生不滅. Another definition identifies 心 with 性 saying 性卽是心, 心卽是佛 the nature is the mind, and mind is Buddha; another, that mind and nature are the same when 悟 awake and understanding, but differ when 迷 in illusion; and further, in reply to the statement that the Buddha-nature is eternal but the mind not eternal, it is said, the nature is like water, the mind like ice, illusion turns nature to mental ice form, awakening melts it back to its proper nature.

惺忪

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Mandarin xīng sōng / xing1 song1
Taiwan hsing sung
Chinese drowsy-eyed; wavering; indecisive; awake; conscious; clearheaded

提神

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Mandarin tí shén / ti2 shen2
Taiwan t`i shen / ti shen
Chinese to freshen up; to be cautious or vigilant; to watch out; stimulant to enhance mental performance; stay-awake drug; agrypnotic

未覺


未觉

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Mandarin wèi jué / wei4 jue2
Taiwan wei chüeh
Japanese mi kaku
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

永覺


永觉

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Mandarin yǒng jué / yong3 jue2
Taiwan yung chüeh
Japanese ei kaku
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

清醒

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Mandarin qīng xǐng / qing1 xing3
Taiwan ch`ing hsing / ching hsing
Chinese clear-headed; sober; awake

睡醒

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Mandarin shuì xǐng / shui4 xing3
Taiwan shui hsing
Chinese to wake up; awake; conscious

覺悟


觉悟

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Mandarin jué wù / jue2 wu4
Taiwan chüeh wu
Japanese kakugo
Chinese to come to understand; to realize; consciousness; awareness; Buddhist enlightenment (Sanskrit: cittotpāda)
To awake, become enlightened, comprehend spiritual reality; to awaken

冱える

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Japanese saeru / さえる Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to be clear (of a sight, sound, colour, etc.); to be bright; to be vivid; to be crisp; (2) to be clear-headed; to be alert; to be on the ball; to be wide awake; (3) to look upbeat; to be perky; to be cheerful; (4) to master (a skill); to excel at; to cleanly execute; (5) to be satisfying; (6) to become frigid; to become intensely cold

冴える

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Japanese saeru / さえる Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to be clear (of a sight, sound, colour, etc.); to be bright; to be vivid; to be crisp; (2) to be clear-headed; to be alert; to be on the ball; to be wide awake; (3) to look upbeat; to be perky; to be cheerful; (4) to master (a skill); to excel at; to cleanly execute; (5) to be satisfying; (6) to become frigid; to become intensely cold

庚申待

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Japanese koushinmachi / koshinmachi / こうしんまち Japanese staying awake on the eve of the 57th day of the sexagenary cycle (to prevent the three worms from reporting one's wrongdoings and shortening one's lifespan), while worshipping Sakra, the Blue-Faced Vajra, or Sarutahiko

起きる

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Japanese okiru / おきる Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to get up; to rise; to blaze up (fire); (2) to wake up; to be awake; to stay awake; (3) to occur (usu. of unfavourable incidents); to happen; to take place

利に聡い

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Japanese rinisatoi / りにさとい Japanese (adjective) wide-awake to one's interests

半夢半醒


半梦半醒

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Mandarin bàn mèng bàn xǐng / ban4 meng4 ban4 xing3
Taiwan pan meng pan hsing
Chinese half-awake; half-asleep

半睡半醒

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Japanese hansuihansei / hansuihanse / はんすいはんせい Japanese (yoji) half asleep and half awake

半醒半睡

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Japanese hanseihansui / hansehansui / はんせいはんすい Japanese (yoji) half awake and half asleep

夢うつつ

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Japanese yumeutsutsu / ゆめうつつ Japanese (1) half asleep and half awake; trance; (2) dream and reality

寝ぼける

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Japanese nebokeru / ねぼける Japanese (v1,vi) to be half asleep; to be still only half awake

寝惚ける

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Japanese nebokeru / ねぼける Japanese (v1,vi) to be half asleep; to be still only half awake

寤寐一如

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Mandarin wù mèi yī rú / wu4 mei4 yi1 ru2
Taiwan wu mei i ju
Japanese gobi ichinyo
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

庚申待ち

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Japanese koushinmachi / koshinmachi / こうしんまち Japanese staying awake on the eve of the 57th day of the sexagenary cycle (to prevent the three worms from reporting one's wrongdoings and shortening one's lifespan), while worshipping Sakra, the Blue-Faced Vajra, or Sarutahiko

目ざめる

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Japanese mezameru / めざめる Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to wake up; to awake; (2) to awaken to (instinct, ability, perception, etc.); to become aware of; to become conscious of; to realize; (3) to come to one's senses

目覚める

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Japanese mezameru / めざめる Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to wake up; to awake; (2) to awaken to (instinct, ability, perception, etc.); to become aware of; to become conscious of; to realize; (3) to come to one's senses

目醒める

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Japanese mezameru / めざめる Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to wake up; to awake; (2) to awaken to (instinct, ability, perception, etc.); to become aware of; to become conscious of; to realize; (3) to come to one's senses

眠け覚し

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Japanese nemukezamashi / ねむけざまし Japanese keeping oneself awake; fighting off drowsiness; method for keeping oneself awake

眠気覚し

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Japanese nemukezamashi / ねむけざまし Japanese keeping oneself awake; fighting off drowsiness; method for keeping oneself awake

行住坐臥

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Mandarin xíng zhù zuò wò / xing2 zhu4 zuo4 wo4
Taiwan hsing chu tso wo
Japanese gyō jū za ga / ぎょうじゅうざが
Japanese (yoji) daily life; daily routine; while awake or asleep; at all times; day in, day out; constantly; the four cardinal behaviors - walking, standing, sitting and lying
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

行住座臥

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Japanese gyoujuuzaga / gyojuzaga / ぎょうじゅうざが Japanese (irregular kanji usage) (yoji) daily life; daily routine; while awake or asleep; at all times; day in, day out; constantly; the four cardinal behaviors - walking, standing, sitting and lying

阿毗三佛

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Mandarin ā pí sān fú / a1 pi2 san1 fu2
Taiwan a p`i san fu / a pi san fu
(阿毗三佛陀); 阿惟三佛 abhisaṃbuddha, abhisaṃbodha; realizing or manifesting universal enlightenment; fully awake, complete realization.

食えない

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Japanese kuenai / くえない Japanese (exp,adj-i) (1) shrewd; smart (and wide-awake); cunning; crafty; (2) inedible; uneatable; (3) unable to support oneself; unable to keep body and soul together

アウェイク

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Japanese aweiku / aweku / アウェイク Japanese awake

アウエイク

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Japanese aueiku / aueku / アウエイク Japanese awake

揺り起こす

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Japanese yuriokosu / ゆりおこす Japanese (Godan verb with "su" ending) to shake someone awake

目がさえる

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Japanese megasaeru / めがさえる Japanese (exp,v1) to be wide-awake; to be wakeful; to be unable to sleep

目が冴える

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Japanese megasaeru / めがさえる Japanese (exp,v1) to be wide-awake; to be wakeful; to be unable to sleep

眠け覚まし

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Japanese nemukezamashi / ねむけざまし Japanese keeping oneself awake; fighting off drowsiness; method for keeping oneself awake

眠気覚まし

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Japanese nemukezamashi / ねむけざまし Japanese keeping oneself awake; fighting off drowsiness; method for keeping oneself awake

眼がさえる

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Japanese megasaeru / めがさえる Japanese (exp,v1) to be wide-awake; to be wakeful; to be unable to sleep

眼が冴える

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Japanese megasaeru / めがさえる Japanese (exp,v1) to be wide-awake; to be wakeful; to be unable to sleep

揺すり起こす

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Japanese yusuriokosu / ゆすりおこす Japanese (Godan verb with "su" ending) to shake someone awake

夢現;夢うつつ

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Japanese yumeutsutsu / ゆめうつつ Japanese (1) half asleep and half awake; trance; (2) dream and reality

眠りから覚める

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Japanese nemurikarasameru / ねむりからさめる Japanese (exp,v1) to awake from one's sleep

まんじりともせず

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Japanese manjiritomosezu / まんじりともせず Japanese (expression) (1) not sleeping a wink; wide awake all night; (2) (colloquialism) without moving

庚申待;庚申待ち

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Japanese koushinmachi / koshinmachi / こうしんまち Japanese (See 三尸) staying awake on the eve of the 57th day of the sexagenary cycle (to prevent the three worms from reporting one's wrongdoings and shortening one's lifespan), while worshipping Sakra, the Blue-Faced Vajra, or Sarutahiko

まんじりともしない

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Japanese manjiritomoshinai / まんじりともしない Japanese (expression) (1) not sleeping a wink; wide awake all night; (2) (colloquialism) without moving

冴える(P);冱える

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Japanese saeru / さえる Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to be clear (of a sight, sound, colour, etc.); to be bright; to be vivid; to be crisp; (2) to be clear-headed; to be alert; to be on the ball; to be wide awake; (3) (often as 冴えない) to look upbeat; to be perky; to be cheerful; (4) to master (a skill); to excel at; to cleanly execute; (5) (often as 冴えない) (See 冴えない・2) to be satisfying; (6) (original meaning; now somewhat old-fashioned) to become frigid; to become intensely cold

アウェイク;アウエイク

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Japanese aweiku;aueiku / aweku;aueku / アウェイク;アウエイク Japanese awake

寝ぼける(P);寝惚ける

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Japanese nebokeru / ねぼける Japanese (v1,vi) to be half asleep; to be still only half awake

行住坐臥;行住座臥(iK)

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Japanese gyoujuuzaga / gyojuzaga / ぎょうじゅうざが Japanese (yoji) daily life; daily routine; while awake or asleep; at all times; day in, day out; constantly; the four cardinal behaviors - walking, standing, sitting and lying

目覚める(P);目ざめる;目醒める

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Japanese mezameru / めざめる Japanese (v1,vi) (1) to wake up; to awake; (2) to awaken to (instinct, ability, perception, etc.); to become aware of; to become conscious of; to realize; (3) to come to one's senses

まんじりともしない;まんじりともせず

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Japanese manjiritomoshinai;manjiritomosezu / まんじりともしない;まんじりともせず Japanese (expression) (1) not sleeping a wink; wide awake all night; (2) (colloquialism) without moving

眠気覚まし;眠け覚まし;眠気覚し;眠け覚し

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Japanese nemukezamashi / ねむけざまし Japanese keeping oneself awake; fighting off drowsiness; method for keeping oneself awake

目が冴える;目がさえる;眼が冴える;眼がさえる

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Japanese megasaeru / めがさえる Japanese (exp,v1) to be wide-awake; to be wakeful; to be unable to sleep
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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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