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Mandarin jiào dǎo / jiao4 dao3
Taiwan chiao tao
Japanese kyoudou / kyodo / きょうどう
Chinese to instruct; to teach; guidance; teaching
Japanese (noun/participle) instruction; teaching
To instruct and lead; to guide


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Mandarin jiào shòu / jiao4 shou4
Taiwan chiao shou
Japanese kyouju / kyoju / きょうじゅ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese professor; to instruct; to lecture on; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]
Japanese (1) professor; (noun/participle) (2) teaching; instruction; (given name) Sazuku
To instruct, give instruction; to teach


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Mandarin jiào yù / jiao4 yu4
Taiwan chiao yü
Japanese kyouiku / kyoiku / きょういく
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese to educate; to teach; education
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) education; schooling; training; instruction; teaching; upbringing; (2) culture; cultivation; education



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Mandarin shòu rén yǐ yú bù rú shòu rén yǐ yú / shou4 ren2 yi3 yu2 bu4 ru2 shou4 ren2 yi3 yu2
Taiwan shou jen i yü pu ju shou jen i yü
Chinese give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime; knowledge is the best charity



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Mandarin shòu yè / shou4 ye4
Taiwan shou yeh
Japanese jugyou / jugyo / じゅぎょう
Chinese to teach; to bequeath
Japanese (noun/participle) lesson; class work; teaching; instruction

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Mandarin/ fu4
Taiwan fu
Japanese menoto;fu / めのと;ふ
Chinese tutor; surname Fu
Japanese (archaism) instructor; tutor (to a prince); (surname) Fu; (personal name) Den
To superintend, teach; a tutor; to paint; a function; annex; to instruct

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Mandarin huà // huā / hua4 // hua1
Taiwan hua
Japanese ka / か
Chinese to make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform; abbr. for 化學|化学[hua4 xue2]; variant of 花[hua1]
Japanese (suffix) (See 化する) action of making something; -ification; (personal name) Fua
To transform, metamorphose: (1) conversion by instruction, salvation into Buddhism; (2) magic powers 通力 of transformation, of which there are said to be fourteen mental and eight formal kinds. It also has the meaning of immediate appearance out of the void, or creation 無而忽起; and of giving alms, spending, digesting, melting, etc; to teach

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Mandarin/ qi3
Taiwan ch`i / chi
Japanese hiromu / ひろむ    hiromi / ひろみ    hiroshi / ひろし    hiro / ひろ    hiraku / ひらく    hiraki / ひらき    hajime / はじめ    takashi / たかし    jinkei / jinke / じんけい    satoru / さとる    satoshi / さとし    keiji / keji / けいじ    kei / ke / けい    akira / あきら    aki / あき
Chinese variant of 啟|启[qi3]
Japanese (male given name) Hiromu; (female given name) Hiromi; (male given name) Hiroshi; (given name) Hiro; (male given name) Hiraku; (given name) Hiraki; (male given name) Hajime; (personal name) Takashi; (given name) Jinkei; (given name) Satoru; (male given name) Satoshi; (personal name) Keiji; (m,f) Kei; (male given name) Akira; (female given name) Aki
To open, begin, inform; to teach

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Mandarin shòu / shou4
Taiwan shou
Japanese sazuka / さずか
Chinese to teach; to instruct; to award; to give
Japanese (female given name) Sazuka
To give, confer, deliver, communicate to, hand down.

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Mandarin jiāo // jiào / jiao1 // jiao4
Taiwan chiao
Japanese yuki / ゆき    taka / たか    satoru / さとる    satoshi / さとし    kyouji / kyoji / きょうじ    kyou / kyo / きょう    oshie / おしえ    osamu / おさむ
Chinese religion; teaching; to make; to cause; to tell; to teach; surname Jiao
Japanese (female given name) Yuki; (female given name) Taka; (given name) Satoru; (male given name) Satoshi; (personal name) Kyouji; (given name) Kyou; (female given name) Oshie; (given name) Osamu
pravacana, to teach, instruct, inculcate; śāśana, teaching, precept, doctrine; āgama, sect, school, church.

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Mandarin xùn / xun4
Taiwan hsün
Japanese kun(p);kuni(ok) / くん(P);くに(ok)
Chinese to teach; to train; to admonish; instruction (from superiors); teachings; rule
Japanese (See 音・おん・4) native Japanese reading (rendering) of a Chinese character; (female given name) Yomi; (personal name) Satoru; (male given name) Satoshi; (personal name) Kunji; (given name) Kuni; (personal name) Isao
To teach; to instruct

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Mandarin yòu / you4
Taiwan yu
Japanese yuu / yu / ゆう    susumu / すすむ    izana / いざな
Chinese to entice; to tempt
Japanese (female given name) Yuu; (given name) Susumu; (female given name) Izana
to teach and guide; to teach and guide

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Mandarin huì / hui4
Taiwan hui
Japanese kai
Chinese to teach; to instruct; to induce
to teach; to teach



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Mandarin shàng kè / shang4 ke4
Taiwan shang k`o / shang ko
Chinese to go to class; to attend class; to go to teach a class



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Mandarin xià zhǒng / xia4 zhong3
Taiwan hsia chung
Japanese gesu / げす
Japanese (adj-na,n,adj-no) (1) low-life; sleazebag; boor; (2) person of humble rank; humble person; peasant; menial; churl; petty official; (place-name) Shimodane; (place-name) Shimotane
To sow the seed; to preach, or teach. Tiantai defines three periods: (1) 種 when the seed of Buddha's teaching is sown in the heart; (2) 熟 when it ripens; (3) 脫 when it is stripped or harvested, i. e when one abandons all things.



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Mandarin zhōng shuō / zhong1 shuo1
Taiwan chung shuo
Japanese chūsetsu
to teach in the midst of; to teach in the midst of



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Mandarin dài kè / dai4 ke4
Taiwan tai k`o / tai ko
Chinese to teach as substitute for absent teacher



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Mandarin chuán rén / chuan2 ren2
Taiwan ch`uan jen / chuan jen
Chinese to teach; to impart; a disciple; descendant



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Mandarin chuán shòu / chuan2 shou4
Taiwan ch`uan shou / chuan shou
Chinese to impart; to pass on; to teach



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Mandarin chuán jīng / chuan2 jing1
Taiwan ch`uan ching / chuan ching
Chinese to pass on scripture; to teach Confucian doctrine; to pass on one's experience



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Mandarin jiān kè / jian1 ke4
Taiwan chien k`o / chien ko
Chinese to teach classes in addition to other duties; to hold several teaching jobs


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Japanese shukkyou / shukkyo / しゅっきょう Japanese (noun/participle) leaving one's home town; priest going out to teach


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Mandarin hán shòu / han2 shou4
Taiwan han shou
Chinese to teach by correspondence



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Mandarin quàn jiào / quan4 jiao4
Taiwan ch`üan chiao / chüan chiao
Chinese to advise and teach; to persuade and instruct


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Mandarin huà tā / hua4 ta1
Taiwan hua t`a / hua ta
Japanese keta
To save others; to teach others


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Mandarin huà dào / hua4 dao4
Taiwan hua tao
Japanese kedō
The way of conversion, transformation, or development; also 教道; to teach and transform sentient beings


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Mandarin gào rǔ / gao4 ru3
Taiwan kao ju
Japanese kenyo
[I] teach you; [I] teach you


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Mandarin shàn huà / shan4 hua4
Taiwan shan hua
Japanese zenke
Chinese Shanhua town in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan
to skillfully teach; to skillfully teach


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Mandarin chuí shì / chui2 shi4
Taiwan ch`ui shih / chui shih
Japanese suishi / すいし
Japanese instruction
垂語 To make an announcement; to teach



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Mandarin zhí jiào / zhi2 jiao4
Taiwan chih chiao
Chinese to teach; to be a teacher; to train; to coach


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Mandarin shǐ jiào / shi3 jiao4
Taiwan shih chiao
Japanese shikyō
According to Tiantai, the preliminary teaching of the Mahāyāna, made by the Avataṃsaka (Kegon) School; also called 相始教; it discussed the nature of all phenomena as in the 唯識論, 空始教; and held to the immateriality of all things, but did not teach that all beings have the Buddha-nature.


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Mandarin jì wèi / ji4 wei4
Taiwan chi wei
Japanese ki-i
teach according to the level of the practice of the bodhisattva; teach according to the level of the practice of the bodhisattva



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Mandarin shí chàng / shi2 chang4
Taiwan shih ch`ang / shih chang
Japanese jisshō
Reality-proclamation, i.e. to preach the Tathāgata's law of Reality; teach about reality



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Mandarin xún xī / xun2 xi1
Taiwan hsün hsi
Japanese junshaku / じゅんしゃく
Japanese (noun/participle) preaching tour
To walk about with a metal staff, i. e. to teach; making the rounds with a rod



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Mandarin guǎng dù / guang3 du4
Taiwan kuang tu
Japanese kōdo
Chinese breadth
extensively save (or teach) sentient beings; extensively save (or teach) sentient beings



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Mandarin huì huǐ / hui4 hui3
Taiwan hui hui
Japanese ekai
to be so kind as to teach; to be so kind as to teach



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Mandarin huì huǐ / hui4 hui3
Taiwan hui hui
Japanese ekai
to beso kind as to teach; to beso kind as to teach



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Mandarin chí shuō / chi2 shuo1
Taiwan ch`ih shuo / chih shuo
Japanese jisetsu
to embrace (for oneself) and teach (others); to embrace (for oneself) and teach (others)


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Mandarin zhǐ nán / zhi3 nan2
Taiwan chih nan
Japanese shinan / しなん
Chinese to guide; guidebook
Japanese (noun/participle) (from the compass in a 指南車 always pointing the same direction) (See 指南車・しなんしゃ) instruction (in martial arts, performance, etc.); teaching; coaching; (given name) Shinan
to teach; to teach



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Mandarin shòu kè / shou4 ke4
Taiwan shou k`o / shou ko
Chinese to teach; to give lessons


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Mandarin jiào rén / jiao4 ren2
Taiwan chiao jen
Japanese norihito / のりひと    norito / のりと
Japanese (personal name) Norihito; (personal name) Norito
to teach others; to teach others


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Mandarin jiào xiū / jiao4 xiu1
Taiwan chiao hsiu
Japanese kyōshu
to teach the cultivation of; to teach the cultivation of...


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Mandarin jiào huà / jiao4 hua4
Taiwan chiao hua
Japanese kyouke;kyouge / kyoke;kyoge / きょうけ;きょうげ    kyouka / kyoka / きょうか
Chinese to enlighten; to civilize; to indoctrinate; to train (an animal)
Japanese (noun/participle) {Buddh} guidance; teaching people and leading them to Buddhism; (noun/participle) education; enlightenment; civilization; civilisation; indoctrination
To transform by instruction; teach and convert; to cause another to give alms; guidance



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Mandarin jiào xué / jiao4 xue2
Taiwan chiao hsüeh
Chinese to teach; teaching and learning; education; CL:門|门[men2],個|个[ge4]
Japanese See: 教学


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Mandarin jiào ān / jiao4 an1
Taiwan chiao an
Japanese noriyasu / のりやす
Chinese teach in peace (polite phrase to end a letter to a teacher)
Japanese (personal name) Noriyasu



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Mandarin jiāo shū / jiao1 shu1
Taiwan chiao shu
Japanese kyousho / kyosho / きょうしょ
Chinese to teach (in a school)
Japanese (presidential) message



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Mandarin jiào huì // jiāo huì / jiao4 hui4 // jiao1 hui4
Taiwan chiao hui // chiao
Japanese kyōe
Chinese Christian church; to show; to teach
An assembly, for instruction; a congregation; a church; a meeting for teaching



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Mandarin jiào xun / jiao4 xun5
Taiwan chiao hsün
Japanese kyoukun / kyokun / きょうくん
Chinese lesson; moral; to chide sb; to lecture sb
Japanese (noun/participle) lesson; precept; teachings; moral
訓誨 To teach, instruct.



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Mandarin jiào huì / jiao4 hui4
Taiwan chiao hui
Japanese kyoukai / kyokai / きょうかい
Chinese to instruct
Japanese (noun/participle) counselling (often of imprisoned criminals by a chaplain, etc.); giving guidance
to teach; to teach



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Mandarin jiāo kè / jiao1 ke4
Taiwan chiao k`o / chiao ko
Chinese to teach class; to lecture


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Mandarin jiào dào / jiao4 dao4
Taiwan chiao tao
Japanese norimichi / のりみち    kyoudou / kyodo / きょうどう
Japanese (given name) Norimichi; (given name) Kyoudou
To teach a way, or religion; a taught way contrasted with an intuitional way; the way of teaching; to teach the way


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Mandarin guàn zhù / guan4 zhu4
Taiwan kuan chu
Japanese kanchū
Chinese to pour into; perfusion (med.); to concentrate one's attention on; to teach; to inculcate; to instill
flow together



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Mandarin guàn shū / guan4 shu1
Taiwan kuan shu
Chinese to imbue with; to inculcate; to instill into; to teach; to impart; to channel water to another place


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Mandarin shì jiào / shi4 jiao4
Taiwan shih chiao
Japanese shikyou / shikyo / しきょう
Japanese (noun/participle) (archaism) authoritative instruction; teaching
To point out and instruct; to instruct; teach


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Mandarin guǎn jiào / guan3 jiao4
Taiwan kuan chiao
Chinese to discipline; to teach; to guarantee



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Mandarin yuán huà / yuan2 hua4
Taiwan yüan hua
Japanese enke
To convert or instruct those under influence; teach those connected


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Mandarin xíng huà / xing2 hua4
Taiwan hsing hua
Japanese gyōke
To go and convert; also 行教化; to go and teach



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Mandarin xùn huǐ / xun4 hui3
Taiwan hsün hui
Japanese kunkai / くんかい
Japanese giving guidance; explaining
to teach; to teach



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Mandarin tiáo jiào / tiao2 jiao4
Taiwan t`iao chiao / tiao chiao
Japanese choukyou / chokyo / ちょうきょう
Chinese to instruct; to teach; to train; to raise (livestock)
Japanese (noun/participle) training (animals); breaking (animals)



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Mandarin jiǎng huà / jiang3 hua4
Taiwan chiang hua
Japanese kōke
to preach and teach; to preach and teach



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Mandarin jiǎng shòu / jiang3 shou4
Taiwan chiang shou
Chinese to lecture; to teach (a college course)



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Mandarin jiǎng kè / jiang3 ke4
Taiwan chiang k`o / chiang ko
Chinese teach; lecture



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Mandarin fù jī / fu4 ji1
Taiwan fu chi
Japanese fuki
To go or to preach according to the need or opportunity; to teach according to the capacities of the audience


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Mandarin shēn jiào / shen1 jiao4
Taiwan shen chiao
Chinese to teach by example


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Japanese shitsukeru / しつける Japanese (transitive verb) (kana only) to train; to discipline; to teach manners



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Mandarin zhuǎn jiào / zhuan3 jiao4
Taiwan chuan chiao
Japanese tengyō
To teach or preach through a deputy; to pass on the doctrine from one to another; to transmit the teaching



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Mandarin kāi huà / kai1 hua4
Taiwan k`ai hua / kai hua
Japanese kaika / かいか
Chinese to become civilized; to be open-minded; (of ice) to thaw
Japanese (noun/participle) civilization; civilisation; enlightenment; (surname) Kaika
To transform the character by instruction; to teach; to guide



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Mandarin kāi shì / kai1 shi4
Taiwan k`ai shih / kai shih
Japanese kaiji / かいじ
Chinese to instruct (novices); to preach; to teach; to reveal
Japanese (noun/participle) release (e.g. information); disclosure (legal); show; indication; display
to elucidate the teachings; to elucidate the teachings



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Mandarin kāi kè / kai1 ke4
Taiwan k`ai k`o / kai ko
Chinese school begins; give a course; teach a subject


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Mandarin xiáng huà / xiang2 hua4
Taiwan hsiang hua
Japanese gōke
to subdue and teach; to subdue and teach



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Mandarin suí yí / sui2 yi2
Taiwan sui i
Japanese zuigi
As suitable, proper, or needed; to teach in direct response to the needs and abilities of the audience



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Mandarin nán huà / nan2 hua4
Taiwan nan hua
Japanese nanke / なんけ    nanka / なんか
Japanese {Buddh} something difficult to teach; (noun/participle) becoming more difficult (e.g. exam); increasing difficulty
Difficult of conversion, or transformation; difficult to teach


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Mandarin miàn shòu / mian4 shou4
Taiwan mien shou
Japanese menju
Chinese to teach face to face; to instruct in person
Personal or face-to-face instruction.


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Japanese shikomu / しこむ Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to train; to teach; to educate; (2) to acquire (information); to learn; to cram; (3) to stock; to stock up on; (4) to prepare (esp. ingredients for brewing); (5) to insert; to build into; to fit


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Japanese tsutaeru / つたえる Japanese (transitive verb) to convey; to report; to transmit; to communicate; to tell; to impart; to propagate; to teach; to bequeath


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Japanese menkyojou / menkyojo / めんきょじょう Japanese (See 免許証) license; licence; certificate; permit; diploma (conferring permission to teach, etc.)



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Mandarin huà dǎo lì / hua4 dao3 li4
Taiwan hua tao li
Japanese kedōriki
Power to instruct and guide, one of the 三力; the power to teach and guide


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Mandarin shí gōng dé / shi2 gong1 de2
Taiwan shih kung te
Japanese jū kudoku
(十功德論) Ten merits (or powers) commended by the Buddha to his bhikṣus—zealous progress, contentment with few desires, courage, learning (so as to teach), fearlessness, perfect observance of the commands and the fraternity, regulations, perfect meditation, perfect wisdom, perfect liberation, and perfect understanding of it.


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Japanese sazukeru / さずける Japanese (transitive verb) to grant; to award; to teach


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Japanese oshieru / おしえる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to teach; to instruct; (2) to tell; to inform; (3) to preach



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Mandarin wú suǒ huà / wu2 suo3 hua4
Taiwan wu so hua
Japanese mu shoke
no one to teach; no one to teach



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Mandarin wú suǒ shuō / wu2 suo3 shuo1
Taiwan wu so shuo
Japanese mu shosetsu
nothing to teach; nothing to teach



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Mandarin wéi xuān shuō / wei2 xuan1 shuo1
Taiwan wei hsüan shuo
Japanese i sensetsu
to teach; to teach



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Mandarin wéi shuō fǎ / wei2 shuo1 fa3
Taiwan wei shuo fa
Japanese i seppō
teach the dharma [to someone else]; teach the dharma [to someone else]


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Japanese sodateru / そだてる Japanese (transitive verb) (1) to raise; to rear; to bring up; (2) to train; to teach; to educate; (3) to promote the growth of; to nurture; to foster; to develop


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Japanese oshieru / おしえる Japanese (out-dated kanji) (transitive verb) (1) to teach; to instruct; (2) to tell; to inform; (3) to preach


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Japanese shitsukeru / しつける Japanese (transitive verb) (kana only) to train; to discipline; to teach manners



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Mandarin zhuǎn fǎ lún / zhuan3 fa3 lun2
Taiwan chuan fa lun
Japanese tenpourin / tenporin / てんぽうりん
Chinese to transmit Buddhist teaching; chakram or chakka (throwing disk)
Japanese (surname) Tenpourin
To turn the dharma-cakra, or wheel of dharma, to preach, to teach, to explain the religion of Buddha; to turn the wheel of the dharma


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Japanese shitsukeru / しつける Japanese (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to be used to; to get accustomed to; to be in the habit of doing; (2) (kana only) to train; to discipline; to teach manners; (3) (kana only) to tack (in needlework); to baste; (4) (kana only) to plant (esp. rice seedlings)



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Mandarin chuán dào shòu yè / chuan2 dao4 shou4 ye4
Taiwan ch`uan tao shou yeh / chuan tao shou yeh
Chinese to teach (idiom); lit. to give moral and practical instruction


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Mandarin yīn cái shī jiào / yin1 cai2 shi1 jiao4
Taiwan yin ts`ai shih chiao / yin tsai shih chiao
Chinese (idiom) to teach in line with the student's ability



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Mandarin xuān shuō zhèng fǎ / xuan1 shuo1 zheng4 fa3
Taiwan hsüan shuo cheng fa
Japanese sensetsu shōbō
to teach the correct dharma; to teach the correct dharma



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Mandarin jiào xiū zhū shàn / jiao4 xiu1 zhu1 shan4
Taiwan chiao hsiu chu shan
Japanese kyōshu shozen
to teach the cultivation of good activities; to teach the cultivation of good activities



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Mandarin jiào huà zhòng shēng / jiao4 hua4 zhong4 sheng1
Taiwan chiao hua chung sheng
Japanese kyōke shūjō
to teach and transform sentient beings; to teach and transform sentient beings


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Japanese kyouinmenkyo / kyoinmenkyo / きょういんめんきょ Japanese teacher's license (licence) (required to teach in preschool, elementary or secondary schools)



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Mandarin jiào xué xiāng zhǎng / jiao4 xue2 xiang1 zhang3
Taiwan chiao hsüeh hsiang chang
Chinese when you teach someone, both teacher and student will benefit



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Mandarin shā zhì jiào zǐ / sha1 zhi4 jiao4 zi3
Taiwan sha chih chiao tzu
Chinese to kill a pig as a lesson to the children (idiom); parents must teach by example


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Japanese shitsukeru / しつける Japanese (transitive verb) (1) (kana only) to be used to; to get accustomed to; to be in the habit of doing; (2) (kana only) to train; to discipline; to teach manners; (3) (kana only) to tack (in needlework); to baste; (4) (kana only) to plant (esp. rice seedlings)



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Mandarin rè chǎo rè mài / re4 chao3 re4 mai4
Taiwan je ch`ao je mai / je chao je mai
Chinese lit. to sell hot food freshly cooked; fig. to teach what one has just learned; enthusiasm of the new convert


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Mandarin zì xíng huà tā / zi4 xing2 hua4 ta1
Taiwan tzu hsing hua t`a / tzu hsing hua ta
Japanese jigyō keta
To discipline, or perform, oneself and (or in order to) convert or transform others. v. 自利利他; to practice oneself and teach others

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.


This page contains 100 results for "teach" 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.

We do offer Chinese and Japanese Tattoo Services. We'll also be happy to help you translate something for other purposes.

No warranty as to the correctness, potential vulgarity, or clarity is expressed or implied. We did not write any of these definitions (though we occasionally act as a contributor/editor to the CC-CEDICT project). You are using this dictionary for free, and you get what you pay for.

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Japanese Kanji Dictionary

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