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There are 83 total results for your catholic search.

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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

加特力

see styles
Japanese katorikku / カトリック
Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (noun - becomes adjective with の) (kana only) Catholic (church) (dut: katholiek)

天主教徒

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Mandarin tiān zhǔ jiào tú / tian1 zhu3 jiao4 tu2
Taiwan t`ien chu chiao t`u / tien chu chiao tu
Chinese Catholic; follower of Catholicism

天主教會


天主教会

see styles
Mandarin tiān zhǔ jiào huì / tian1 zhu3 jiao4 hui4
Taiwan t`ien chu chiao hui / tien chu chiao hui
Chinese the Catholic Church

ミサ

see styles
Japanese misa / ミサ Japanese (Catholic) mass (lat: missa); (female given name) Misa

信經


信经

see styles
Mandarin xìn jīng / xin4 jing1
Taiwan hsin ching
Chinese Credo (section of Catholic mass)

修女

see styles
Mandarin xiū nǚ / xiu1 nu:3
Taiwan hsiu nü
Chinese nun or sister (of the Roman Catholic or Greek Orthodox churches)

典礼

see styles
Japanese tenrei / tenre / てんれい Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) ceremony; etiquette; courtesy; (Catholic) liturgy; (given name) Tenrei

助祭

see styles
Japanese josai / じょさい Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (See 執事) deacon (Catholic)

叙品

see styles
Japanese johin / じょひん Japanese (noun/participle) (See 叙階・じょかい) ordination (esp. Catholic)

叙階

see styles
Japanese jokai / じょかい Japanese (noun/participle) ordination (esp. Catholic)

司教

see styles
Japanese shikyou / shikyo / しきょう Japanese (1) (See 主教) bishop (Catholic); prelate; (can be adjective with の) (2) episcopal; potifical

嬤嬤


嬷嬷

see styles
Mandarin mó mo / mo2 mo5
Taiwan mo mo
Chinese (dialect) elderly lady; wet nurse; Catholic nun

彌撒


弥撒

see styles
Mandarin mí sa / mi2 sa5
Taiwan mi sa
Chinese (Catholic) Mass

御堂

see styles
Japanese midou / mido / みどう Japanese (1) enshrinement hall (of a buddha); temple; (2) (usu. as お御堂) cathedral (esp. Catholic); (place-name, surname) Midou

教皇

see styles
Mandarin jiào huáng / jiao4 huang2
Taiwan chiao huang
Japanese kyoukou / kyoko / きょうこう
Chinese Roman Catholic pope; Supreme Pontiff
Japanese Pope

早課


早课

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Mandarin zǎo kè / zao3 ke4
Taiwan tsao k`o / tsao ko
Japanese sōka
Chinese matins; morning service (in Catholic church); morning chorus (of birds)
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

晨禱


晨祷

see styles
Mandarin chén dǎo / chen2 dao3
Taiwan ch`en tao / chen tao
Chinese matins; morning service (in Catholic church)

末願

see styles
Mandarin mò yuàn / mo4 yuan4
Taiwan mo yüan
Chinese final vows (in a religious order or congregation of the Catholic Church)

梅瑟

see styles
Mandarin méi sè / mei2 se4
Taiwan mei se
Chinese Moses (Catholic translation); also 摩西 (Protestant translation)

法皇

see styles
Japanese houou / hoo / ほうおう Japanese (1) ex-emperor who becomes a monk; (2) (Catholic) Pope; religious leader

瑪竇

see styles
Mandarin mǎ dòu / ma3 dou4
Taiwan ma tou
Chinese Matthew; St Matthew the evangelist; less common variant of 馬太|马太[Ma3 tai4] (preferred by the Catholic church)

破門


破门

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Mandarin pò mén / po4 men2
Taiwan p`o men / po men
Japanese hamon / はもん
Chinese to burst or force open a door; to excommunicate sb (from the Roman Catholic Church); to score a goal (in football, hockey etc)
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) excommunication; anathema
To break a door, leave a sect; expulsion from a sect

神父

see styles
Mandarin shén fu / shen2 fu5
Taiwan shen fu
Japanese shinpu / しんぷ
Chinese Christian priest or clergyman; (spiritual) father
Japanese Catholic priest; abbe; reverend father; minister; padre

童貞

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Mandarin tóng zhēn / tong2 zhen1
Taiwan t`ung chen / tung chen
Japanese doutei / dote / どうてい
Chinese virginity; chastity
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) (colloquialism) virginity (esp. of a man); male virgin; (2) (Catholic) nun

聖事

see styles
Mandarin shèng shì / sheng4 shi4
Taiwan sheng shih
Chinese Holy sacrament; Christian rite (esp. Catholic); also called 聖禮|圣礼 by Protestants

聖伝

see styles
Japanese seiden / seden / せいでん Japanese (Catholic) tradition

聖祭

see styles
Japanese seisai / sesai / せいさい Japanese Catholic rite (e.g. mass); hierurgy

舊教

see styles
Mandarin jiù jiào / jiu4 jiao4
Taiwan chiu chiao
Chinese old teachings; wisdom from the past; old church; the Catholic church 天主教 as opposed to Protestantism 新教

若望

see styles
Mandarin ruò wàng / ruo4 wang4
Taiwan jo wang
Chinese John; Saint John; less common variant of 約翰|约翰[Yue1 han4] preferred by the Catholic church

贖宥

see styles
Japanese shokuyuu / shokuyu / しょくゆう Japanese (See 免罪符・1) indulgence (in the Catholic Church)

伯多祿


伯多禄

see styles
Mandarin bó duō lù / bo2 duo1 lu4
Taiwan po to lu
Chinese Peter (Catholic transliteration)

修練者

see styles
Japanese shuurensha / shurensha / しゅうれんしゃ Japanese (Catholic) neophyte

修道会

see styles
Japanese shuudoukai / shudokai / しゅうどうかい Japanese (Catholic) order

修道女

see styles
Japanese shuudoujo / shudojo / しゅうどうじょ Japanese (Catholic) nun

免罪符

see styles
Japanese menzaifu / めんざいふ Japanese (1) indulgence (esp. in the Catholic Church); (2) excuse; justification; rationalization

公教会

see styles
Japanese koukyoukai / kokyokai / こうきょうかい Japanese (Roman) Catholic Church

大司教

see styles
Japanese daishikyou / daishikyo / だいしきょう Japanese (See 大主教) archbishop (Catholic)

安德肋

see styles
Mandarin ān dé lèi / an1 de2 lei4
Taiwan an te lei
Chinese Andrew (Catholic transliteration); also 安德魯|安德鲁 (Protestant transliteration)

拉匝祿


拉匝禄

see styles
Mandarin lā zā lù / la1 za1 lu4
Taiwan la tsa lu
Chinese Lazarus (Catholic transliteration)

旧教徒

see styles
Japanese kyuukyouto / kyukyoto / きゅうきょうと Japanese (Roman) Catholic

枢機卿

see styles
Japanese suukikyou;suukikei / sukikyo;sukike / すうききょう;すうきけい Japanese cardinal (Catholic church)

榮光頌

see styles
Mandarin róng guāng sòng / rong2 guang1 song4
Taiwan jung kuang sung
Chinese Gloria (in Catholic mass)

榮歸主

see styles
Mandarin róng guī zhǔ / rong2 gui1 zhu3
Taiwan jung kuei chu
Chinese Gloria (section of Catholic mass)

求憐經

see styles
Mandarin qiú lián jīng / qiu2 lian2 jing1
Taiwan ch`iu lien ching / chiu lien ching
Chinese Kyrie Eleison (section of Catholic mass); Miserere nobis; Lord have mercy upon us

神聖週

see styles
Mandarin shén shèng zhōu / shen2 sheng4 zhou1
Taiwan shen sheng chou
Chinese Holy week; Easter week (esp. Catholic)

聖哉經

see styles
Mandarin shèng zāi jīng / sheng4 zai1 jing1
Taiwan sheng tsai ching
Chinese Sanctus (section of Catholic mass)

聖體節

see styles
Mandarin shèng tǐ jié / sheng4 ti3 jie2
Taiwan sheng t`i chieh / sheng ti chieh
Chinese Corpus Christi (Catholic festival on second Thursday after Whit Sunday)

陸徵祥

see styles
Mandarin lù zhēng xiáng / lu4 zheng1 xiang2
Taiwan lu cheng hsiang
Chinese Lu Zhengxiang (1871-1949), Chinese diplomat and Catholic monk

馬爾谷

see styles
Mandarin mǎ ěr gǔ / ma3 er3 gu3
Taiwan ma erh ku
Chinese Mark; St Mark the evangelist; less common variant of 馬克|马克[Ma3 ke4] preferred by the Catholic church

ウルガタ

see styles
Japanese urugata / ウルガタ Japanese Vulgate (Catholic Latin bible) (lat: vulgata)

ハマトラ

see styles
Japanese hamatora / ハマトラ Japanese (abbreviation) style of clothing popular in the late 1970s and resembling a Catholic school uniform (wasei: Yokohama traditional)

ヴルガタ

see styles
Japanese vurugata / ヴルガタ Japanese Vulgate (Catholic Latin bible) (lat: vulgata)

依撒依亞


依撒依亚

see styles
Mandarin yī sā yī yà / yi1 sa1 yi1 ya4
Taiwan i sa i ya
Chinese Isaiah (Catholic transliteration)

公同書簡

see styles
Japanese koudoushokan / kodoshokan / こうどうしょかん Japanese General Epistles (James, Peter, Jude, John); Catholic Epistles; General Letters

公教要理

see styles
Japanese koukyouyouri / kokyoyori / こうきょうようり Japanese Catholic catechism

啟應祈禱


启应祈祷

see styles
Mandarin qǐ yìng qí dǎo / qi3 ying4 qi2 dao3
Taiwan ch`i ying ch`i tao / chi ying chi tao
Chinese Introitus (section of Catholic mass)

奧康內爾


奥康内尔

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Mandarin ào kāng nèi ěr / ao4 kang1 nei4 er3
Taiwan ao k`ang nei erh / ao kang nei erh
Chinese O'Connell (name); Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847), Irish nationalist and catholic activist

安魂彌撒


安魂弥撒

see styles
Mandarin ān hún mí sa / an1 hun2 mi2 sa5
Taiwan an hun mi sa
Chinese Requiem Mass (Catholic)

樞機主教

see styles
Mandarin shū jī zhǔ jiào / shu1 ji1 zhu3 jiao4
Taiwan shu chi chu chiao
Chinese cardinal (of Catholic church)

玫瑰念珠

see styles
Mandarin méi gui niàn zhū / mei2 gui5 nian4 zhu1
Taiwan mei kuei nien chu
Chinese rosary (Catholic prayer beads)

紅衣主教

see styles
Mandarin hóng yī zhǔ jiào / hong2 yi1 zhu3 jiao4
Taiwan hung i chu chiao
Chinese Catholic Cardinal

輔仁大學

see styles
Mandarin fǔ rén dà xué / fu3 ren2 da4 xue2
Taiwan fu jen ta hsüeh
Chinese Fu Jen Catholic University of Peking (from 1925), forerunner of Beijing Normal University 北京師範大學|北京师范大学; Fu Jen Catholic University in New Taipei City, Taiwan

追悼ミサ

see styles
Japanese tsuitoumisa / tsuitomisa / ついとうミサ Japanese (Catholic) memorial mass

阿格尼迪

see styles
Mandarin ā gé ní dí / a1 ge2 ni2 di2
Taiwan a ko ni ti
Chinese Agnus Dei (section of Catholic mass)

ウルガータ

see styles
Japanese urugaata / urugata / ウルガータ Japanese Vulgate (Catholic Latin bible) (lat: vulgata)

オプスデイ

see styles
Japanese opusudei / opusude / オプスデイ Japanese Opus Dei (Roman Catholic organization)

カソリック

see styles
Japanese kasorikku / カソリック Japanese (See 加特力・カトリック) Catholic (church)

カージナル

see styles
Japanese kaajinaru / kajinaru / カージナル Japanese cardinal (Catholic prelate, number characteristic, etc.)

ローマ教会

see styles
Japanese roomakyoukai / roomakyokai / ローマきょうかい Japanese (See ローマカトリック教会) Roman Catholic Church

ヴルガータ

see styles
Japanese vurugaata / vurugata / ヴルガータ Japanese Vulgate (Catholic Latin bible) (lat: vulgata)

基督聖體節


基督圣体节

see styles
Mandarin jī dū shèng tǐ jié / ji1 du1 sheng4 ti3 jie2
Taiwan chi tu sheng t`i chieh / chi tu sheng ti chieh
Chinese Corpus Christi (Catholic festival on second Thursday after Whit Sunday)

オプス・デイ

see styles
Japanese opusu dei / opusu de / オプス・デイ Japanese Opus Dei (Roman Catholic organization)

東方帰一教会

see styles
Japanese touhoukiitsukyoukai / tohokitsukyokai / とうほうきいつきょうかい Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) Eastern Catholic Churches; Uniate Churches; Eastern-rite Catholic Churches

カトリック教会

see styles
Japanese katorikkukyoukai / katorikkukyokai / カトリックきょうかい Japanese Catholic Church; (place-name) Katorikkukyoukai

托馬斯·阿奎納


托马斯·阿奎纳

see styles
Mandarin tuō mǎ sī · ā kuí nà / tuo1 ma3 si1 · a1 kui2 na4
Taiwan t`o ma ssu · a k`uei na / to ma ssu · a kuei na
Chinese Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), Italian Catholic priest in the Dominican Order, philosopher and theologian in the scholastic tradition

中國天主教愛國會


中国天主教爱国会

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Mandarin zhōng guó tiān zhǔ jiào ài guó huì / zhong1 guo2 tian1 zhu3 jiao4 ai4 guo2 hui4
Taiwan chung kuo t`ien chu chiao ai kuo hui / chung kuo tien chu chiao ai kuo hui
Chinese Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association

アングロカトリック

see styles
Japanese angurokatorikku / アングロカトリック Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) Anglo-Catholic

アングロ・カトリック

see styles
Japanese anguro katorikku / アングロ・カトリック Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) Anglo-Catholic

ローマカトリック教会

see styles
Japanese roomakatorikkukyoukai / roomakatorikkukyokai / ローマカトリックきょうかい Japanese Roman Catholic Church

加特力(ateji)

see styles
Japanese katorikku / カトリック Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (kana only) Catholic (church) (dut: katholiek)

オプスデイ;オプス・デイ

see styles
Japanese opusudei;opusu dei / opusude;opusu de / オプスデイ;オプス・デイ Japanese Opus Dei (Roman Catholic organization)

アングロカトリック;アングロ・カトリック

see styles
Japanese angurokatorikku;anguro katorikku / アングロカトリック;アングロ・カトリック Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) Anglo-Catholic

ヴルガータ;ウルガタ;ウルガータ;ヴルガタ

see styles
Japanese vurugaata;urugata;urugaata;vurugata / vurugata;urugata;urugata;vurugata / ヴルガータ;ウルガタ;ウルガータ;ヴルガタ Japanese Vulgate (Catholic Latin bible) (lat: vulgata)
This page contains 83 results for "catholic" 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

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.

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