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Characters Pronunciation
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin/ yi1
Taiwan i
Japanese ii / i / イー    hito(p);hi;hii / hito(p);hi;hi / ひと(P);ひ;ひい
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Chinese one; 1; single; a (article); as soon as; entire; whole; all; throughout; "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1); also pr. [yao1] for greater clarity when spelling out numbers digit by digit
Japanese (numeric) one (chi: yī); (prefix) (1) (esp. ひと) (See 一・いち・1) one; (numeric) (2) (when counting aloud, usu. ひ or ひい) one; (female given name) Moto; (male given name) Makoto; (female given name) Hiyuu; (given name) Hitotsu; (male given name) Hitoshi; (female given name) Hito; (surname, female given name) Hajime; (male given name) Hajimu; (surname) Ninomae; (surname) Dekata; (m,f) Tsukasa; (given name) Susumu; (female given name) Kokoro; (female given name) Kazuha; (surname, female given name) Kazu; (given name) Osamu; (given name) Iru; (female given name) Itsu; (surname, given name) Ichi
eka. One, unity, monad, once, the same; immediately on (seeing, hearing, etc.).

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Mandarin míng / ming2
Taiwan ming
Japanese mei / me / めい    min / みん    myou / myo / みょう
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Chinese bright; opposite: dark 暗[an4]; (of meaning) clear; to understand; next; public or open; wise; generic term for a sacrifice to the gods; Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); surname Ming; Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝[Yan2 di4] descended from Shennong 神農|神农[Shen2 nong2] Farmer God
Japanese (1) brightness; (2) clarity; acumen; (3) power of vision; Ming (dynasty of China, 1368-1644); (1) {Buddh} vidya (wisdom); (2) (See 真言・1) mantra; (prefix) (3) the coming (4th of July, etc.); (given name) Tooru; (female given name) Sayaka; (female given name) Saya; (male given name) Satoshi; (personal name) Asumi; (surname) Akera; (personal name) Akemine; (surname) Akesaki; (place-name, surname) Ake; (female given name) Akuru; (surname) Akiraka; (surname, female given name) Akira; (personal name) Akinori; (personal name) Akitsugu; (surname, female given name) Aki; (female given name) Akaru; (surname, female given name) Akari; (personal name) Akamine; (personal name) Akajio; (personal name) Akashio; (surname, female given name) Akashi
vidyā, knowledge. ming means bright, clear, enlightenment, intp. by 智慧 or 聰明 wisdom, wise; to understand. It represents Buddha-wisdom and its revelation; also the manifestation of a Buddha's light or effulgence; it is a term for 眞言 because the 'true word' can destroy the obscurity of illusion; the 'manifestation' of the power of the object of worship; it means also dhāraṇīs or mantras of mystic wisdom. Also, the Ming dynasty A. D. 1368-1644.



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Mandarin míng jìng / ming2 jing4
Taiwan ming ching
Japanese meikyou;myoukyou;meikei / mekyo;myokyo;meke / めいきょう;みょうきょう;めいけい
Chinese mirror (as a metaphor for something beautiful, bright and flat -- such as a lake -- or something that provides clarity and insight); Der Spiegel
Japanese polished mirror; clear mirror; (personal name) Meikyou; (female given name) Akimi
a [clear] mirror

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Japanese saya / さや    saeru / さえる    sae / さえ    go / ご Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (1) clearness; clarity; (2) skillfulness (skilfulness); (female given name) Saya; (female given name) Saeru; (surname, female given name) Sae; (personal name) Go

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Mandarin xiǎn / xian3
Taiwan hsien
Japanese ken / けん
Chinese Japanese variant of 顯|显
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) (1) (archaism) exposure; clarity; (2) (abbreviation) {Buddh} (See 顕教) exoteric Buddhism; public Buddhist teachings; (personal name) Kenzou; (personal name) Kensou; (personal name) Kenji; (personal name) Kenshou; (given name) Kenki; (given name) Ken; (female given name) Akira; (personal name) Akinori


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Japanese sae / さえ Japanese (1) clearness; clarity; (2) skillfulness (skilfulness)


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Japanese sae / さえ Japanese (1) clearness; clarity; (2) skillfulness (skilfulness)


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Mandarin dà qīng / da4 qing1
Taiwan ta ch`ing / ta ching
Japanese daishō
great clarity; great clarity


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Mandarin míng liǎo / ming2 liao3
Taiwan ming liao
Japanese meiryou / meryo / めいりょう
Chinese to understand clearly; to be clear about; plain; clear; also written 明瞭|明了[ming2 liao3]
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) clarity; clearness
To understand thoroughly; complete enlightenment; to clarify


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Mandarin míng liàng / ming2 liang4
Taiwan ming liang
Japanese haruaki / はるあき
Chinese bright; shining; glittering; to become clear
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) clarity; clearness; (personal name) Haruaki


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Mandarin míng xìng / ming2 xing4
Taiwan ming hsing
Japanese myōshō



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Mandarin míng liǎo / ming2 liao3
Taiwan ming liao
Japanese meiryou / meryo / めいりょう
Chinese to understand clearly; to be clear about; plain; clear
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) clarity; clearness


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Japanese meishi / meshi / めいし Japanese (noun/participle) clarity of vision


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Mandarin lǎng rán / lang3 ran2
Taiwan lang jan
Japanese rōnen


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Japanese nigori / にごり Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) muddiness; murkiness; lack of clarity; (2) impurity; (3) Japanese voiced consonant mark; (4) (abbreviation) (See 濁り酒) unrefined sake


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Japanese chomei / chome / ちょめい Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) clarity



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Mandarin nèi děng jìng / nei4 deng3 jing4
Taiwan nei teng ching
Japanese nai tōjō
internal clarity; internal clarity


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Mandarin tiān yǎn míng / tian1 yan3 ming2
Taiwan t`ien yen ming / tien yen ming
Japanese tengen myō
One of the three enlightenments 三明, or clear visions of the saint, which enables him to know the future rebirths of himself and all beings; clarity of the divine eye


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Mandarin míng liǎo xìng / ming2 liao3 xing4
Taiwan ming liao hsing
Japanese myōryō shō


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Mandarin qīng xī dù / qing1 xi1 du4
Taiwan ch`ing hsi tu / ching hsi tu
Chinese definition; sharpness; clarity



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Mandarin zhuǎn míng shèng / zhuan3 ming2 sheng4
Taiwan chuan ming sheng
Japanese tenmyōjō
to advance in clarity; to advance in clarity


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Japanese futoumeikan / futomekan / ふとうめいかん Japanese sense of uncertainty; lack of clarity; indecisiveness


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Mandarin miào jìng xìn xīn / miao4 jing4 xin4 xin1
Taiwan miao ching hsin hsin
Japanese myōjō shinshin
perfect mental clarity; perfect mental clarity



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Mandarin kuò rán wú shèng / kuo4 ran2 wu2 sheng4
Taiwan k`uo jan wu sheng / kuo jan wu sheng
Japanese kakunen mushō
just clarity, no holiness; just clarity, no holiness


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Japanese meiryou / meryo / めいりょう Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) clarity; clearness


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Japanese kurariti / クラリティ Japanese clarity


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Mandarin cǐ tǔ ěr gēn lì / ci3 tu3 er3 gen1 li4
Taiwan tz`u t`u erh ken li / tzu tu erh ken li
Japanese shito nikonri
Clearness of hearing in this world, i. e. the organ of sound fitted to hear the Buddha-gospel and the transcendental; clarity of hearing


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Japanese kenjataimu / けんじゃタイム Japanese (slang) (joc) post-coital clarity; period after orgasm when a man is free from sexual desire and can think clearly


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Japanese kenjamoodo / けんじゃモード Japanese (slang) (joc) post-coital clarity; period after orgasm when a man is free from sexual desire and can think clearly


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Japanese kuraritii / kurariti / クラリティー Japanese clarity


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Japanese sae / さえ Japanese (1) clearness; clarity; (2) skillfulness (skilfulness)


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Japanese kuraritii;kurariti / kurariti;kurariti / クラリティー;クラリティ Japanese clarity

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 32 results for "clarity" 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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