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There are 14 total results for your shifu search.

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

Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

師傅


师傅

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Mandarin shī fu / shi1 fu5
Taiwan shih fu
Japanese shifu / しふ
Chinese master; qualified worker; respectful form of address for older men; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2]
Japanese guardian and tutor of a nobleman's child

師父


师父

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Mandarin shī fù / shi1 fu4
Taiwan shih fu
Japanese shifu / しふ
Chinese used for 師傅|师傅 (in Taiwan); master; qualified worker
Japanese fatherly master
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

死風


死风

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Mandarin sǐ fēng / si3 feng1
Taiwan ssu feng
Japanese shifu
The destroying wind in the final destruction of the world; wind of death

詞賦

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Japanese shifu / しふ Japanese Chinese poetry

詩賦

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Japanese shifu / しふ Japanese (See 賦,詩・し) songs and poems; Chinese poetry

シーフ

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Japanese shiifu / shifu / シーフ Japanese thief (particularly in RPG games); (personal name) Sieff

士夫用

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Mandarin shì fū yòng / shi4 fu1 yong4
Taiwan shih fu yung
Japanese shifu
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

士夫見


士夫见

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Mandarin shì fū jiàn / shi4 fu1 jian4
Taiwan shih fu chien
Japanese shifu ken
One of the eight heterodox views, i.e. the pride arising from belief in a puruṣa, 補慮沙 q.v; view of a spiritual soul

王實甫

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Mandarin wáng shí fǔ / wang2 shi2 fu3
Taiwan wang shih fu
Chinese Wang Shifu (fl. 1295-1307), author of Romance of the West Chamber 西廂記|西厢记

西廂記

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Mandarin xī xiāng jì / xi1 xiang1 ji4
Taiwan hsi hsiang chi
Chinese Romance of the West Chamber by Wang Shifu 王實甫|王实甫[Wang2 Shi2 fu3]

士夫作用

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Mandarin shì fū zuò yòng / shi4 fu1 zuo4 yong4
Taiwan shih fu tso yung
Japanese shifu sayō
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

士夫功業


士夫功业

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Mandarin shì fū gōng yè / shi4 fu1 gong1 ye4
Taiwan shih fu kung yeh
Japanese shifu kugō
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

士夫補特伽羅


士夫补特伽罗

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Mandarin shì fū bǔ tè qié luó / shi4 fu1 bu3 te4 qie2 luo2
Taiwan shih fu pu t`e ch`ieh lo / shih fu pu te chieh lo
Japanese shifu futogara
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

鈍慧士夫補特伽羅


钝慧士夫补特伽罗

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Mandarin dùn huì shì fū bǔ tè qié luó / dun4 hui4 shi4 fu1 bu3 te4 qie2 luo2
Taiwan tun hui shih fu pu t`e ch`ieh lo / tun hui shih fu pu te chieh lo
Japanese don'e shifu futogara
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition
This page contains 14 results for "shifu" 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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