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There are 6 total results for your sora search.

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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin hào / hao4
Taiwan hao
Japanese hiroshi / ひろし    takashi / たかし    sora / そら    atsushi / あつし
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese vast and limitless; the vast sky; surname Hao
Japanese (given name) Hiroshi; (given name) Takashi; (female given name) Sora; (given name) Atsushi

そら

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Japanese sora / そら Japanese (interjection) (1) look!; look out!; look at me!; here!; there!; (expression) (2) (abbreviation) (colloquialism) (See それは・2) that is; (female given name) Sora

想來


想来

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Mandarin xiǎng lái / xiang3 lai2
Taiwan hsiang lai
Japanese sora / そら
Chinese it may be assumed that
Japanese (female given name) Sora

星空

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Mandarin xīng kōng / xing1 kong1
Taiwan hsing k`ung / hsing kung
Japanese teぃnku / てぃんく    sora / そら    soara / そあら    seira / sera / せら    seikuu / seku / せいら    seia / sea / せいくう    seara / せいあ    shiira / shira / せあら    kiran / しぇら    kirara / きらん
Chinese starry sky; the heavens
Japanese starry sky; (female given name) Tinku; (female given name) Sora; (female given name) Soara; (female given name) Sera; (female given name) Seira; (personal name) Seikuu; (female given name) Seia; (female given name) Seara; (female given name) Shera; (female given name) Kiran; (female given name) Kirara

窣羅


窣罗

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Mandarin sù luó / su4 luo2
Taiwan su lo
Japanese sora
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

空(P);虚(oK)

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Japanese sora / そら Japanese (1) sky; the air; the heavens; (2) weather; (3) far-off place; distant place; (4) (often as 〜空もない) state of mind; feeling; (5) (usu. as 空で) (from) memory; (by) heart; (6) falsehood; lie; (prefix noun) (7) (before an adjective) somehow; vaguely; (8) (before a noun or a verb) fake
This page contains 6 results for "sora" 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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