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There are 86 total results for your nurse search.

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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition


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Mandarin/ ma1
Taiwan ma
Japanese bo
Chinese ma; mom; mother
Nurse, mother.

看護

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Mandarin kān hù / kan1 hu4
Taiwan k`an hu / kan hu
Japanese kango / かんご
Chinese to nurse; to look after; to watch over; (old) hospital nurse
Japanese (noun/participle) nursing; (army) nurse

乳母

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Mandarin rǔ mǔ / ru3 mu3
Taiwan ju mu
Japanese uba;menoto;onba;nyuubo;chiuba;chiomo;chimo;nyuumo;mama / uba;menoto;onba;nyubo;chiuba;chiomo;chimo;nyumo;mama / うば;めのと;おんば;にゅうぼ;ちうば;ちおも;ちも;にゅうも;まま
Chinese wet nurse
Japanese wet nurse; nursing mother; (surname) Uba
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

阿媽

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Mandarin ā mā / a1 ma1
Taiwan a ma
Japanese ama / あま
Chinese grandma (paternal) (Tw); (dialect) mother; nurse; amah; (Manchu) father
Japanese (kana only) amah (foreign maid or nursemaid working in east Asia) (por: ama)

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Mandarin jiā / jia1
Taiwan chia
Japanese togi / とぎ
Chinese traditionally used as phonetic for ga; also pr. [ga1]
Japanese nursing; nurse; attending; attendant; entertainer; (personal name) Kasumi; (surname) Ka
Interchanged with 迦 q.v.; translit. ga, gha, ka, khya, g and in one case for ha; ga sound

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Mandarin bǎo / bao3
Taiwan pao
Chinese governess; nurse

五德

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Mandarin wǔ dé / wu3 de2
Taiwan wu te
Japanese gotoku
The five virtues, of which there are various definitions. The five virtues required in a confessor at the annual confessional ending the rainy retreat are: freedom from predilections, from anger, from fear, not easily deceived, discernment of shirkers of confession. Another group is the five virtues for a nurse of the sick, and there are others.

准看

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Japanese junkan / じゅんかん Japanese practical nurse

労る

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Japanese itawaru / いたわる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to pity; to sympathize with; to sympathise with; to treat with sympathy; to console; to be kind to; to appreciate; (2) (kana only) to tend to (e.g. an injury); to care for; to nurse; to soothe

哺乳

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Mandarin bǔ rǔ / bu3 ru3
Taiwan pu ju
Japanese honyuu / honyu / ほにゅう
Chinese breast feeding; to suckle; to nurse
Japanese lactation; suckling; mammal

夜伽

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Japanese yotogi / よとぎ Japanese (noun/participle) (1) attending someone through the night (guard, nurse); (2) act of a woman sleeping with a man (at his bidding); (3) keeping overnight vigil over body before burial; (female given name) Yotogi

奶娘

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Mandarin nǎi niáng / nai3 niang2
Taiwan nai niang
Chinese (dialect) wet nurse

奶媽


奶妈

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Mandarin nǎi mā / nai3 ma1
Taiwan nai ma
Chinese wet nurse

奶母

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Mandarin nǎi mǔ / nai3 mu3
Taiwan nai mu
Chinese wet nurse

婆や

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Japanese baaya / baya / ばあや Japanese wet nurse; old housekeeper

婦長

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Japanese fuchou / fucho / ふちょう Japanese head nurse

嬤嬤


嬷嬷

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

守候

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Mandarin shǒu hòu / shou3 hou4
Taiwan shou hou
Chinese to wait for; to expect; to keep watch; to watch over; to nurse

守役

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Japanese moriyaku / もりやく Japanese nurse; nanny; guardian

懷恨


怀恨

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Mandarin huái hèn / huai2 hen4
Taiwan huai hen
Chinese to nurse hatred; to harbor a grudge; spiteful

療養

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Mandarin liáo yǎng / liao2 yang3
Taiwan liao yang
Japanese ryouyou / ryoyo / りょうよう
Chinese to get well; to heal; to recuperate; to convalesce; convalescence; to nurse
Japanese (noun/participle) recuperation; medical treatment

白鰐

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Japanese shirowani;shirowani / しろわに;シロワニ Japanese (kana only) sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark

看病

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Mandarin kàn bìng / kan4 bing4
Taiwan k`an ping / kan ping
Japanese kanbyou / kanbyo / かんびょう
Chinese to visit a doctor; to see a patient
Japanese (noun/participle) nursing (a patient)
To nurse the sick; also to attend a patient medically.

調攝

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Mandarin tiáo shè / tiao2 she4
Taiwan t`iao she / tiao she
Chinese to nurse to health; to recuperate

調理

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Mandarin tiáo lǐ / tiao2 li3
Taiwan t`iao li / tiao li
Japanese chouri / chori / ちょうり
Chinese to nurse one's health; to recuperate; to take care of; to look after; to discipline; to educate; to train; to prepare food; (dialect) to make fun of; (medicine) to opsonize
Japanese (noun/participle) cooking; food preparation

調養

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Mandarin tiáo yǎng / tiao2 yang3
Taiwan t`iao yang / tiao yang
Chinese to take care of (sb's health); to nurse

護士

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Mandarin hù shi / hu4 shi5
Taiwan hu shih
Chinese nurse; CL:個|个[ge4]

護理

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Mandarin hù lǐ / hu4 li3
Taiwan hu li
Chinese to nurse; to tend and protect

飲恨

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Mandarin yǐn hèn / yin3 hen4
Taiwan yin hen
Chinese to nurse a grievance; to harbor a grudge

ナース

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Japanese naasu / nasu / ナース Japanese nurse; (personal name) Na-su

介護士

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Japanese kaigoshi / かいごし Japanese carer; nurse

保健婦

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Japanese hokenfu / ほけんふ Japanese district health nurse; public health nurse

保健師

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Japanese hokenshi / ほけんし Japanese public health nurse

労わる

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Japanese itawaru / いたわる Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to pity; to sympathize with; to sympathise with; to treat with sympathy; to console; to be kind to; to appreciate; (2) (kana only) to tend to (e.g. an injury); to care for; to nurse; to soothe

大生主

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Mandarin dà shēng zhǔ / da4 sheng1 zhu3
Taiwan ta sheng chu
Japanese Daishōshu
Mahāprajāpatī 摩訶波闍婆提, great "lady of the living", the older translation being 大愛道 the great way (or exemplar) of love; also 衆主 head of the community (of nuns), i.e. Gautami the aunt and nurse of Śākyamuni, the first nun. She is to be reborn as a Buddha named Sarvasattvapriyadarśanā.

子守鮫

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Japanese komorizame;komorizame / こもりざめ;コモリザメ Japanese (kana only) nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)

憍曇彌


憍昙弥

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Mandarin jiāo tán mí / jiao1 tan2 mi2
Taiwan chiao t`an mi / chiao tan mi
Japanese Kyōtonmi
憍答彌; 倶答彌 Gautamī, feminine of the patronymic Gautama, the family name of Śākyamuni. Gautamī is a name for Mahāprājapatī, his aunt and nurse, who in the Lotus Sūtra is predicted to become Buddha.

看病人

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Japanese kanbyounin / kanbyonin / かんびょうにん Japanese nurse

看護人

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Japanese kangonin / かんごにん Japanese nurse (male or female); personal care attendant

看護兵

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Japanese kangohei / kangohe / かんごへい Japanese army nurse; medic

看護卒

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Japanese kangosotsu / かんごそつ Japanese army nurse; medic

看護士

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Japanese kangoshi / かんごし Japanese nurse (may be male nurse)

看護婦

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Japanese kangofu / かんごふ Japanese (female) nurse

看護師

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Japanese kangoshi / かんごし Japanese (hospital) nurse; registered nurse; RN

看護長

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Japanese kangochou / kangocho / かんごちょう Japanese chief nurse (in the army)

瞿曇彌


瞿昙弥

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Mandarin qú tán mí / qu2 tan2 mi2
Taiwan ch`ü t`an mi / chü tan mi
Japanese Gudonmi
Gautamī, the feminine of Gautama, especially applied to the aunt and nurse of Śākyamuni, who is also known as Mahāprājapatī, v. 摩.

鉢囉惹


钵啰惹

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Mandarin bō luō rě / bo1 luo1 re3
Taiwan po lo je
Japanese Harasha
(鉢囉惹鉢多曳) Prājapati, 'lord of creatures,' 'bestower of progeny,' 'creator'; tr. as 生主 lord of life, or production, and intp. as Brahmā. Also, v. Mahāprajāpatī, name of the Buddha's aunt and nurse.

イメクラ

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Japanese imekura / イメクラ Japanese (abbreviation) (See イメージクラブ) sex establishment in which staff dress in costumes (schoolgirl, nurse, etc.) (wasei: image club)

シロワニ

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Japanese shirowani / シロワニ Japanese (kana only) sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark

ラウンド

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Japanese raundo / ラウンド Japanese round (esp. in sports, negotiations, etc.); rounds (e.g. nurse, security guard, etc.); (personal name) Round

准看護婦

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Japanese junkangofu / じゅんかんごふ Japanese practical nurse

波闍波提


波阇波提

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Mandarin bō dū bō tí / bo1 du1 bo1 ti2
Taiwan po tu po t`i / po tu po ti
Japanese Pajapadai
Prajāpatī, 波闍鉢提 (波邏闍鉢提) aunt and nurse of the Buddha, v. 摩訶.

看護婦長

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Japanese kangofuchou / kangofucho / かんごふちょう Japanese head nurse

看護師長

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Japanese kangoshichou / kangoshicho / かんごしちょう Japanese head nurse

養護教諭

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Japanese yougokyouyu / yogokyoyu / ようごきょうゆ Japanese school nurse; nurse-teacher; health teacher

コモリザメ

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Japanese komorizame / コモリザメ Japanese (kana only) nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)

付き添い婦

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Japanese tsukisoifu / つきそいふ Japanese practical nurse

摩訶憍曇彌


摩诃憍昙弥

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Mandarin mó hē jiāo tán mí / mo2 he1 jiao1 tan2 mi2
Taiwan mo ho chiao t`an mi / mo ho chiao tan mi
Japanese Makakyōdonmi
Mahāgautamī, aunt and nurse of Śākyamuni. Cf. 憍; *Mahāgautamī

白衣の天使

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Japanese hakuinotenshi / はくいのてんし Japanese nurse (trans: angel in white)

訪問ナース

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Japanese houmonnaasu / homonnasu / ほうもんナース Japanese home healthcare nurse; visiting nurse; day nurse

診療看護師

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Japanese shinryoukangoshi / shinryokangoshi / しんりょうかんごし Japanese nurse practitioner

オートナース

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Japanese ootonaasu / ootonasu / オートナース Japanese auto-nurse

コモリザメ科

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Japanese komorizameka / コモリザメか Japanese Ginglymostomatidae; family of carpet shark species containing three monotypic genera of nurse sharks

ナースコール

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Japanese naasukooru / nasukooru / ナースコール Japanese nurse call; a patient's call button in a hospital

ナースバンク

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Japanese naasubanku / nasubanku / ナースバンク Japanese nurse bank

摩訶波闍波提


摩诃波闍波提

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Mandarin mó hē bō dū bō tí / mo2 he1 bo1 du1 bo1 ti2
Taiwan mo ho po tu po t`i / mo ho po tu po ti
Japanese Makapajapadai
Mahāprajāpatī, title of aunt and nurse of Śākyamuni; reputed as the first abbess; according to the Lotus she is to become a Buddha, under the title of Sarvasattva-priya-darśana. Also摩訶鉢剌闍鉢底; cf. 憍 Gautamī.

イメージクラブ

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Japanese imeejikurabu / イメージクラブ Japanese sex establishment in which staff dress in costumes (schoolgirl, nurse, etc.) (wasei: image club)

ナースシューズ

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Japanese naasushuuzu / nasushuzu / ナースシューズ Japanese comfortable low-heel shoes, suitable for nurses (wasei: nurse shoes)

ナース・コール

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Japanese naasu kooru / nasu kooru / ナース・コール Japanese nurse call; a patient's call button in a hospital

ナース・バンク

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Japanese naasu banku / nasu banku / ナース・バンク Japanese nurse bank

付き添い看護婦

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Japanese tsukisoikangofu / つきそいかんごふ Japanese private nurse

イメージ・クラブ

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Japanese imeeji kurabu / イメージ・クラブ Japanese sex establishment in which staff dress in costumes (schoolgirl, nurse, etc.) (wasei: image club)

オオテンジクザメ

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Japanese ootenjikuzame / オオテンジクザメ Japanese tawny nurse shark (Nebrius ferrugineus, species found in the Indo-Pacific)

ナース・シューズ

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Japanese naasu shuuzu / nasu shuzu / ナース・シューズ Japanese comfortable low-heel shoes, suitable for nurses (wasei: nurse shoes)

オオテンジクザメ属

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Japanese ootenjikuzamezoku / オオテンジクザメぞく Japanese Nebrius; genus of a single species of nurse shark in the family Ginglymostomatidae

ナースステーション

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Japanese naasusuteeshon / nasusuteeshon / ナースステーション Japanese nurse station

ナース・ステーション

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Japanese naasu suteeshon / nasu suteeshon / ナース・ステーション Japanese nurse station

サンドタイガーシャーク

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Japanese sandotaigaashaaku / sandotaigashaku / サンドタイガーシャーク Japanese sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark

サンド・タイガー・シャーク

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Japanese sando taigaa shaaku / sando taiga shaku / サンド・タイガー・シャーク Japanese sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark

労る(P);労わる(io)

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Japanese itawaru / いたわる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to pity; to sympathize with; to sympathise with; to treat with sympathy; to console; to be kind to; to appreciate; (2) (kana only) to tend to (e.g. an injury); to care for; to nurse; to soothe

ナースコール;ナース・コール

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Japanese naasukooru;naasu kooru / nasukooru;nasu kooru / ナースコール;ナース・コール Japanese nurse call; a patient's call button in a hospital

ナースバンク;ナース・バンク

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Japanese naasubanku;naasu banku / nasubanku;nasu banku / ナースバンク;ナース・バンク Japanese nurse bank

イメージクラブ;イメージ・クラブ

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Japanese imeejikurabu;imeeji kurabu / イメージクラブ;イメージ・クラブ Japanese sex establishment in which staff dress in costumes (schoolgirl, nurse, etc.) (wasei: image club)

ナースシューズ;ナース・シューズ

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Japanese naasushuuzu;naasu shuuzu / nasushuzu;nasu shuzu / ナースシューズ;ナース・シューズ Japanese comfortable low-heel shoes, suitable for nurses (wasei: nurse shoes)

ナースステーション;ナース・ステーション

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Japanese naasusuteeshon;naasu suteeshon / nasusuteeshon;nasu suteeshon / ナースステーション;ナース・ステーション Japanese nurse station

サンドタイガーシャーク;サンド・タイガー・シャーク

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Japanese sandotaigaashaaku;sando taigaa shaaku / sandotaigashaku;sando taiga shaku / サンドタイガーシャーク;サンド・タイガー・シャーク Japanese (See 白鰐・しろわに) sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark
This page contains 86 results for "nurse" 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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