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There are 9 total results for your great aspiration search.

If shown, 2nd row of characters is Simplified Chinese.

Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

雄心

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Mandarin xióng xīn / xiong2 xin1
Taiwan hsiung hsin
Japanese yuushin / yushin / ゆうしん
Chinese great ambition; lofty aspiration
Japanese heroic spirit; aspiration; (surname) Yuushin

冀求

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Japanese kikyuu / kikyu / ききゅう Japanese (noun/participle) longing; great desire; aspiration

壯志


壮志

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Mandarin zhuàng zhì / zhuang4 zhi4
Taiwan chuang chih
Chinese great goal; magnificent aspiration

宏願


宏愿

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Mandarin hóng yuàn / hong2 yuan4
Taiwan hung yüan
Chinese great aspiration; great ambition

希求

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Mandarin xī qiú / xi1 qiu2
Taiwan hsi ch`iu / hsi chiu
Japanese motomu / もとむ    nozomu / のぞむ
Japanese (noun/participle) longing; great desire; aspiration; (female given name) Motomu; (female given name) Nozomu
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

大乘心

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Mandarin dà chéng xīn / da4 cheng2 xin1
Taiwan ta ch`eng hsin / ta cheng hsin
Japanese daijō shin
The mind or heart of the Mahāyāna; seeking the mind of Buddha by means of Mahāyāna; great vehicle aspiration

發大心


发大心

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Mandarin fā dà xīn / fa1 da4 xin1
Taiwan fa ta hsin
Japanese hotsu daishin
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

發大乘心


发大乘心

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Mandarin fā dà shèng xīn / fa1 da4 sheng4 xin1
Taiwan fa ta sheng hsin
Japanese hotsu daijō shin
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

希求;冀求

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Japanese kikyuu / kikyu / ききゅう Japanese (noun/participle) longing; great desire; aspiration
This page contains 9 results for "great aspiration" 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.

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.

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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.

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