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There are 31 total results for your sunshine search.

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Characters Pronunciation
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Mandarin huī / hui1
Taiwan hui
Japanese hikaru / ひかる    hikari / ひかり    hikatsu / ひかつ    teru / てる    terasu / てらす    akira / あきら
Chinese sunshine; to shine upon; variant of 輝|辉[hui1]
Japanese (given name) Hikaru; (female given name) Hikari; (personal name) Hikatsu; (surname, given name) Teru; (given name) Terasu; (personal name) Ki; (given name) Akira


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Mandarin rì guāng / ri4 guang1
Taiwan jih kuang
Japanese nikkou / nikko / にっこう
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese sunlight
Japanese sunlight; sunshine; sunbeams; (female given name) Himi; (female given name) Hikari; (place-name) Nitsukou; (p,s,f) Nikkou
(日光菩薩); 蘇利也波羅皮遮那 Sūrya-prabhāsana. Sunlight, and 月光 (月光菩薩) Moonlight, name of two Bodhisattva assistants of 藥師 the Master of Healing; Sunlight is the ninth in the Dizang Court of the Garbhadhātu group.



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Mandarin yáng guāng / yang2 guang1
Taiwan yang kuang
Japanese youkou / yoko / ようこう
Chinese sunshine; CL:線|线[xian4]; transparent (open to public scrutiny)
Japanese sunshine; sunlight; (female given name) Youkou; (female given name) Youko; (female given name) Hikari; (given name) Harumitsu; (personal name) Harumi; (personal name) Akira; (personal name) Akimitsu; (female given name) Akimi
The sun's light, also idem陽燄 sun flames, or heat, i.e. the mirage causing the illusion of lakes; sunlight

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Mandarin līng / ling1
Taiwan ling
Chinese sunshine

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Mandarin yáng / yang2
Taiwan yang
Japanese hinode / ひので    izuru / いずる    akira / あきら
Chinese rising sun; sunshine
Japanese (surname) Hinode; (given name) Izuru; (given name) Akira

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Mandarin shài / shai4
Taiwan shai
Chinese (of the sun) to shine on; to bask in (the sunshine); to dry (clothes, grain etc) in the sun; (fig.) to expose and share (one's experiences and thoughts) on the Web (loanword from "share"); (coll.) to give the cold shoulder to
Japanese See:
To dry in the sun.

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Mandarin yuán / yuan2
Taiwan yüan
Japanese en
Chinese cause; reason; karma; fate; predestined affinity; margin; hem; edge; along
pratyaya means conviction, reliance, but with Buddhists especially it means 'a co-operating cause, the concurrent occasion of an event as distinguished from its proximate cause'. M.W. It is the circumstantial, conditioning, or secondary cause, in contrast with 因 hetu, the direct or fundamental cause. hetu is as the seed, pratyaya the soil, rain, sunshine, etc. To reason, conclude. To climb, lay hold of. The mind 能緣can reason, the objective is 所緣, the two in contact constitute the reasoning process. The four kinds of causes are 因緣; 次第緣; 緣緣, and 增上緣 q.v.


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Mandarin cì tóng / ci4 tong2
Taiwan tz`u t`ung / tzu tung
Chinese Indian coral tree; sunshine tree; tiger's claw; Erythrina variegata (botany)


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Japanese hikage / ひかげ Japanese (1) shade; shadow; (2) sunshine; (place-name, surname) Hikage


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Mandarin rì zhào / ri4 zhao4
Taiwan jih chao
Japanese nisshou / nissho / にっしょう
Chinese sunshine; Rizhao prefecture level city in Shandong
Japanese sunlight; (place-name) Hideri; (surname) Nisshou; (female given name) Terasu; (surname) Akiteru



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Mandarin chūn huī / chun1 hui1
Taiwan ch`un hui / chun hui
Japanese haruki / はるき
Chinese lit. spring sunshine; fig. parental (often maternal) love
Japanese (personal name) Haruki


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Japanese shunyou / shunyo / しゅんよう Japanese spring sunshine; springtime; (female given name) Hinata; (female given name) Haruyo; (female given name) Haruhi; (personal name) Haruaki; (given name) Shun'you


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Mandarin nuǎn nán / nuan3 nan2
Taiwan nuan nan
Chinese sunshine boy; a man who is family-oriented, considerate and protective


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Japanese teri / てり Japanese sunshine; dry weather; luster; lustre


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Mandarin bái rì / bai2 ri4
Taiwan pai jih
Japanese hakujitsu / はくじつ
Chinese daytime; sun; time
Japanese bright sunshine; broad daylight; (given name) Shirahi; (surname) Shirakusa


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Japanese henderi / へんでり Japanese stretch of sunshine (after rain)


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Mandarin jun rì zhào / jun1 ri4 zhao4
Taiwan chün jih chao
Chinese average annual sunshine


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Japanese nisshouken / nisshoken / にっしょうけん Japanese the right to sunshine; in zoning, the right to have sunlight falling on one's building not be obstructed by new buildings


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Japanese kazehikaru / かぜひかる Japanese (exp,adj-f,v5r) springlike; like wind blowing through the spring sunshine



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Mandarin liǎng qíng xiāng yuè / liang3 qing2 xiang1 yue4
Taiwan liang ch`ing hsiang yüeh / liang ching hsiang yüeh
Chinese (of a couple) to be harmonious; to be each other's sunshine


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Japanese houyouseisaku / hoyosesaku / ほうようせいさく Japanese (See 太陽政策) Sunshine Policy (South Korean policy of engaging with North Korea)


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Japanese taiyouseisaku / taiyosesaku / たいようせいさく Japanese Sunshine Policy (South Korean policy of engaging with North Korea)


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Mandarin nián jun rì zhào / nian2 jun1 ri4 zhao4
Taiwan nien chün jih chao
Chinese average annual sunshine


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Japanese nisshoujikan / nisshojikan / にっしょうじかん Japanese daylight hours; hours of sunshine


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Mandarin chūn guāng zhà xiè / chun1 guang1 zha4 xie4
Taiwan ch`un kuang cha hsieh / chun kuang cha hsieh
Chinese spring sunshine emerges to bring the world alive (idiom); to give a glimpse of something intimate (e.g. one's underwear)


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Mandarin chūn guāng míng mèi / chun1 guang1 ming2 mei4
Taiwan ch`un kuang ming mei / chun kuang ming mei
Chinese lovely spring sunshine



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Mandarin fēng hé rì xuān / feng1 he2 ri4 xuan1
Taiwan feng ho jih hsüan
Chinese gentle wind and warm sunshine (idiom)



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Mandarin fēng hé rì nuǎn / feng1 he2 ri4 nuan3
Taiwan feng ho jih nuan
Chinese gentle wind and warm sunshine (idiom)


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Japanese sanshain / サンシャイン Japanese sunshine; (place-name) Sunshine


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Japanese hi / ひ Japanese (n-adv,n-t) (1) (日 only) day; days; (2) sun; sunshine; sunlight; (3) (日 only) (as 〜した日には, 〜と来た日には, etc.) case (esp. unfortunate); event


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Japanese hikage / ひかげ Japanese (1) shade; shadow; (2) (日影 only) sunshine
This page contains 31 results for "sunshine" 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.
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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).

Combined, these cover 355,969 Japanese, Chinese, and Buddhist characters, words, idioms, and short phrases.

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