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There are 14 total results for your satori search.

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Characters Pronunciation
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin/ wu4
Taiwan wu
Japanese satoru / さとる    satori / さとり    satoshi / さとし    sato / さと
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese to comprehend; to apprehend; to become aware
Japanese (given name) Satoru; (personal name) Satori; (male given name) Satoshi; (given name) Sato
Awaken to, apprehend, perceive, become aware; similar to 覺, hence 覺悟.


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Japanese satori / さとり
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese (1) comprehension; understanding; (2) (Buddhist term) enlightenment; spiritual awakening; satori

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Mandarin/ yu4
Japanese yui / ゆい    yu / ゆ    satori / さとり
Chinese Japanese variant of 喻
Japanese (personal name) Yui; (surname) Yu; (given name) Satori
Illustrate, example; to know 宗因喩q.v. The example (dṛṣṭānta) in a syllogism.

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Mandarin jǐng / jing3
Taiwan ching
Japanese satoru / さとる    satori / さとり
Chinese awaken
Japanese (given name) Satoru; (given name) Satori

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Mandarin cōng / cong1
Taiwan ts`ung / tsung
Japanese minoru / みのる    tooru / とおる    tadashi / ただし    takashi / たかし    souji / soji / そうじ    sou / so / そう    su / す    satoru / さとる    satori / さとり    satoyuki / さとゆき    satoshi / さとし    satoku / さとく    sato / さと    akira / あきら
Chinese old variant of 聰|聪[cong1]
Japanese (male given name) Minoru; (given name) Toshi; (given name) Tooru; (given name) Tadashi; (given name) Takashi; (personal name) Souji; (surname, given name) Sou; (personal name) Su; (female given name) Satoru; (female given name) Satori; (personal name) Satoyuki; (male given name) Satoshi; (personal name) Satoku; (female given name) Sato; (female given name) Akira

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Mandarin/ pu2
Taiwan p`u / pu
Japanese fukube / ふくべ    satori / さとり
Chinese Bodhisattva
Japanese (personal name) Fukube; (female given name) Satori
A kind of fragrant grass; bo

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Mandarin jué / jue2
Taiwan chüeh
Japanese satori;satori / さとり;サトリ
Chinese Japanese variant of 覺|觉
Japanese (kana only) (See 悟る・1,悟る・2) Satori; folklore monster that can read minds; (personal name) Tadasu; (given name) Tadashi; (given name) Satoru; (female given name) Satori; (male given name) Satoshi; (surname, given name) Kaku; (female given name) Akira


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Mandarin gōng lǐ / gong1 li3
Taiwan kung li
Japanese satori / さとり    kuri / くり
Chinese kilometer
Japanese (female given name) Satori; (female given name) Kuri


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Japanese satori / さとり Japanese (1) comprehension; understanding; (2) (Buddhist term) enlightenment; spiritual awakening; satori


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Japanese satori / さとり Japanese (female given name) Satori


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Japanese satori / さとり Japanese (female given name) Satori


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Japanese satori / サトリ Japanese (kana only) Satori; folklore monster that can read minds; (female given name) Satori


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Japanese kankuchou;kankudori;kankutori / kankucho;kankudori;kankutori / かんくちょう;かんくどり;かんくとり Japanese (1) {Buddh} cold-suffering bird; kankucho; imaginary bird said to live in the Himalayas who forgets the cold of night as soon as morning comes; (2) (idiom) (derogatory term) {Buddh} (lazy) person who is poor at practicing asceticism; person unlikely to reach satori


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Japanese satori / さとり Japanese (1) comprehension; understanding; (2) {Buddh} enlightenment; spiritual awakening; satori
This page contains 14 results for "satori" 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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