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修行

see styles
Mandarin xiū xíng / xiu1 xing2
Taiwan hsiu hsing
Japanese shugyou(p);sugyou(ok) / shugyo(p);sugyo(ok) / しゅぎょう(P);すぎょう(ok)
Chinese religious practice (Buddhism)
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) {Buddh} ascetic practices; (2) training; practice; discipline; study; (personal name) Nobuyuki; (personal name) Naomichi; (surname) Shugyou; (surname) Shuugyou; (personal name) Shigeo
caryā, conduct; to observe and do; to end one's ways; to cultivate oneself in right practice; be religious, or pious; to carry out or perform

修養


修养

see styles
Mandarin xiū yǎng / xiu1 yang3
Taiwan hsiu yang
Japanese shuuyou / shuyo / しゅうよう
Chinese accomplishment; training; self-cultivation
Japanese (noun/participle) self-improvement; (mental) training; self-discipline; cultivation
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

師範


师范

see styles
Mandarin shī fàn / shi1 fan4
Taiwan shih fan
Japanese shihan / しはん
Chinese teacher-training; pedagogical; normal (school, e.g. Beijing Normal University)
Japanese (noun or adjectival noun) instructor; (fencing) teacher; model

推手

see styles
Mandarin tuī shǒu / tui1 shou3
Taiwan t`ui shou / tui shou
Chinese promoter; advocate; driving force; pushing hands (two-person training routine esp. in t'ai chi)

教育

see styles
Mandarin jiào yù / jiao4 yu4
Taiwan chiao yü
Japanese kyouiku / kyoiku / きょういく
Chinese to educate; to teach; education
Japanese (n,adj-no,vs) training; education

練功

see styles
Mandarin liàn gōng / lian4 gong1
Taiwan lien kung
Japanese renkou / renko / れんこう
Chinese to practice work skill
Japanese {MA} skills acquired through hard training; feats of practice

訓練

see styles
Mandarin xùn liàn / xun4 lian4
Taiwan hsün lien
Japanese kunren / くんれん
Chinese to train; to drill; training; CL:個|个[ge4]
Japanese (noun/participle) practice; practising; training

道場


道场

see styles
Mandarin dào chǎng / dao4 chang3
Taiwan tao ch`ang / tao chang
Japanese doujou / dojo / どうじょう
Chinese Taoist or Buddhist rite; abbr. for 菩提道場|菩提道场[Pu2 ti2 dao4 chang3]
Japanese (1) dojo (hall used for martial arts training); (2) (abbreviation) {Buddh} (See 菩提道場) manda (place of Buddhist practice or meditation, esp. the place under the bodhi tree where Buddha attained enlightenment); (surname) Michiba; (place-name, surname) Douba; (place-name, surname) Doujou; (surname) Touba
Truth-plot. bodhimaṇḍala, circle, or place of enlightenment. The place where Buddha attained enlightenment. A place, or method, for attaining to Buddha-truth. An object of or place for religious offerings. A place for teaching, learning, or practising religion; site of enlightenment

錬磨

see styles
Japanese renma / れんま
Japanese (noun/participle) training; practice; practising; cultivation

胎教

see styles
Mandarin tāi jiào / tai1 jiao4
Taiwan t`ai chiao / tai chiao
Japanese taikyou / taikyo / たいきょう
Chinese prenatal education; antenatal training; prenatal influences
Japanese prenatal care; antenatal training

職業教育

see styles
Mandarin zhí yè jiào yù / zhi2 ye4 jiao4 yu4
Taiwan chih yeh chiao yü
Japanese shokugyoukyouiku / shokugyokyoiku / しょくぎょうきょういく
Chinese vocational training
Japanese professional education; vocational training

see styles
Mandarin/ la4
Taiwan la
Japanese rou / ro / ろう
Chinese old variant of 臘|腊[la4]; 12th lunar month
Japanese (1) {Buddh} year in the Buddhist order (after the completion of the first meditation retreat); (2) becoming more experienced with age; social status based on this experience
The end of a Buddhist year; a Buddhist year; v. 臘; a year in training in the Buddhist order

see styles
Japanese shitsuke / しつけ Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (kana only) (See 仕付け・しつけ・3) discipline; training; teaching manners

ビブ

see styles
Japanese bibu / ビブ Japanese (1) (See 涎掛け・よだれかけ) bib (e.g. for infants); (2) {sports} (See ビブス) training bib; team vest; (personal name) Vyv

三学

see styles
Japanese sangaku / さんがく Japanese {Buddh} (See 八正道) threefold training; three divisions of the noble eightfold path

乱取

see styles
Japanese randori / らんどり Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (martial arts term) randori (freestyle judo training)

乱捕

see styles
Japanese randori / らんどり Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (martial arts term) randori (freestyle judo training)

仕込

see styles
Japanese shikomi / しこみ Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (n,n-suf) (1) training; education; upbringing; (2) stocking up; laying in; (3) preparation (e.g. ingredients); (4) girl studying to become a geisha; (place-name) Shikomi

伝習

see styles
Japanese denshuu / denshu / でんしゅう Japanese (noun/participle) undergoing training; learning

修業


修业

see styles
Mandarin xiū yè / xiu1 ye4
Taiwan hsiu yeh
Japanese shuugyou(p);shugyou / shugyo(p);shugyo / しゅうぎょう(P);しゅぎょう
Chinese to study at school
Japanese (noun/participle) pursuit of knowledge; studying; learning; training; completing a course; (surname) Shiyugyou
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

修煉


修炼

see styles
Mandarin xiū liàn / xiu1 lian4
Taiwan hsiu lien
Japanese shuuren / shuren / しゅうれん
Chinese (of Taoists) to practice austerities; to practice asceticism
Japanese (noun/participle) training; drill; practice; practising; discipline

修練


修练

see styles
Mandarin xiū liàn / xiu1 lian4
Taiwan hsiu lien
Japanese shuuren / shuren / しゅうれん
Chinese to practice (an activity); to perform
Japanese (noun/participle) training; drill; practice; practising; discipline

修身

see styles
Mandarin xiū shēn / xiu1 shen1
Taiwan hsiu shen
Japanese shuushin / shushin / しゅうしん
Chinese to cultivate one's moral character; (fashion) slim-fit; body-hugging
Japanese morals; ethics; moral training; (personal name) Masami; (given name) Shuushin; (surname, female given name) Osami
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

修錬

see styles
Japanese shuuren / shuren / しゅうれん Japanese (noun/participle) training; drill; practice; practising; discipline

修鍊

see styles
Mandarin xiū liàn / xiu1 lian4
Taiwan hsiu lien
Japanese shuren
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

入所

see styles
Japanese nyuusho / nyusho / にゅうしょ Japanese (noun/participle) (1) admission (e.g. to a training institution, research establishment, social welfare facility, etc.); entrance; (2) imprisonment; internment; confinement

入門


入门

see styles
Mandarin rù mén / ru4 men2
Taiwan ju men
Japanese nyuumon / nyumon / にゅうもん
Chinese entrance door; to enter a door; introduction (to a subject)
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) entering an institution; beginning training; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (2) primer; manual; introduction (to); (surname) Irima; (surname) Irikado
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

功底

see styles
Mandarin gōng dǐ / gong1 di3
Taiwan kung ti
Chinese training in the basic skills; knowledge of the fundamentals

化導


化导

see styles
Mandarin huà dǎo / hua4 dao3
Taiwan hua tao
Japanese kadou;kedou / kado;kedo / かどう;けどう
Japanese (noun/participle) influencing (a person) for good
To instruct and guide; training

匡正

see styles
Mandarin kuāng zhèng / kuang1 zheng4
Taiwan k`uang cheng / kuang cheng
Japanese kyousei / kyose / きょうせい
Chinese to correct; to amend; to redress (evils)
Japanese (noun/participle) (See 矯正・きょうせい) correction (of error, mistake, etc.); reform; training; (personal name) Tadamasa

十牛

see styles
Japanese juugyuu / jugyu / じゅうぎゅう Japanese {Buddh} Ten Bulls (ten stages of the herding of an ox, used as an analogy for training the mind on the path to enlightenment)

受訓


受训

see styles
Mandarin shòu xùn / shou4 xun4
Taiwan shou hsün
Chinese to receive training

合宿

see styles
Japanese gasshuku / がっしゅく Japanese (noun/participle) lodging together; training camp; boarding house

培植

see styles
Mandarin péi zhí / pei2 zhi2
Taiwan p`ei chih / pei chih
Chinese to cultivate; to train; cultivation; training

培訓


培训

see styles
Mandarin péi xùn / pei2 xun4
Taiwan p`ei hsün / pei hsün
Chinese to cultivate; to train; to groom; training

大学

see styles
Japanese daigaku / だいがく Japanese (1) post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.; (2) (abbreviation) former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators); (3) the Great Learning (one of the Four Books); (p,s,g) Daigaku

大學


大学

see styles
Mandarin dà xué / da4 xue2
Taiwan ta hsüeh
Japanese daigaku / だいがく
Chinese university; college; CL:所[suo3]; the Great Learning, one of the Four Books 四書|四书[Si4 shu1] in Confucianism
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (1) post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.; (2) (abbreviation) former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators); (3) the Great Learning (one of the Four Books); (surname) Daigaku

大專


大专

see styles
Mandarin dà zhuān / da4 zhuan1
Taiwan ta chuan
Chinese three-year college; junior college; professional training college

學事


学事

see styles
Mandarin xué shì / xue2 shi4
Taiwan hsüeh shih
Japanese gakuji
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

學位


学位

see styles
Mandarin xué wèi / xue2 wei4
Taiwan hsüeh wei
Japanese gakui
Chinese academic degree; place in school
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

學者


学者

see styles
Mandarin xué zhě / xue2 zhe3
Taiwan hsüeh che
Japanese gakusha
Chinese scholar
śaikṣa; one still under instruction, who has not yet reached to the arhat position; a student; person in training

學處


学处

see styles
Mandarin xué chù / xue2 chu4
Taiwan hsüeh ch`u / hsüeh chu
Japanese gakusho
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

學道


学道

see styles
Mandarin xué dào / xue2 dao4
Taiwan hsüeh tao
Japanese gakudō
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

定學


定学

see styles
Mandarin dìng xué / ding4 xue2
Taiwan ting hsüeh
Japanese jōgaku
Learning through meditation, one of the three forms of learning 三學; training through meditation

実習

see styles
Japanese jisshuu / jisshu / じっしゅう Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) practice; practising; training (esp. practical and hands-on); drill

客僧

see styles
Mandarin kè sēng / ke4 seng1
Taiwan k`o seng / ko seng
Japanese kyakusou / kyakuso / きゃくそう
Japanese priest traveling as part of his training (travelling)
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

專科


专科

see styles
Mandarin zhuān kē / zhuan1 ke1
Taiwan chuan k`o / chuan ko
Chinese specialized subject; branch (of medicine); specialized training school

小童

see styles
Japanese hichi / ひち    hiji / ひじ    kodou / kodo / こどう Japanese (archaism) small child (esp. a servant child in the Heian-period imperial palace); (archaism) young person; young servant; (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (kana only) (derogatory term) boy; child; youth; brat; (kana only) (derogatory term) boy; child; youth; brat; (1) (archaism) girl-in-training (e.g. a geisha-in-training or a girl who performs miscellaneous tasks in a brothel); (2) (archaism) (derogatory term) brat; scamp; rascal; jackanapes; (3) (archaism) disciple; apprentice; (place-name) Hichi; (surname) Hiji; (given name) Kodou

巻藁

see styles
Japanese makiwara / まきわら Japanese straw post for training sword strikes, karate punches and arrow hits

師大


师大

see styles
Mandarin shī dà / shi1 da4
Taiwan shih ta
Chinese abbr. for 師範大學|师范大学[shi1 fan4 da4 xue2], normal university; teacher-training college

座学

see styles
Japanese zagaku / ざがく Japanese (noun/participle) classroom learning (as contrasted to practical training); classroom lecture

庭詰

see styles
Japanese niwazume / にわづめ Japanese {Buddh} waiting in front of a temple to be accepted for training (in Zen Buddhism)

心學


心学

see styles
Mandarin xīn xué / xin1 xue2
Taiwan hsin hsüeh
Japanese shingaku
Chinese School of Mind; Neo-Confucian Idealistic School (from Song to mid-Qing times, c. 1000-1750, typified by the teachings of Wang Yangming 王陽明|王阳明[Wang2 Yang2 ming2])
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

慧學


慧学

see styles
Mandarin huì xué / hui4 xue2
Taiwan hui hsüeh
Japanese egaku
The study of wisdom, e.g. the Abhidharma; training through wisdom

戒學


戒学

see styles
Mandarin jiè xué / jie4 xue2
Taiwan chieh hsüeh
Japanese kaigaku
The study of the rules or discipline; one of the three departments 三學, the other two being meditation and philosophy; training through precepts

扱き

see styles
Japanese shigoki / しごき Japanese (1) hazing; gruelling training; (2) waistband; woman's undergirdle

操練


操练

see styles
Mandarin cāo liàn / cao1 lian4
Taiwan ts`ao lien / tsao lien
Japanese souren / soren / そうれん
Chinese drill; practice
Japanese (noun/participle) drill (esp. military); training

操錬

see styles
Japanese souren / soren / そうれん Japanese (noun/participle) drill (esp. military); training

收音

see styles
Mandarin shōu yīn / shou1 yin1
Taiwan shou yin
Chinese to receive a radio signal; to make an audio recording; (of an auditorium etc) to have good acoustics; (vocal training, linguistics) ending (of a word or syllable)

教習


教习

see styles
Mandarin jiào xí / jiao4 xi2
Taiwan chiao hsi
Japanese kyoushuu / kyoshu / きょうしゅう
Japanese (noun/participle) training; instruction
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

整枝

see styles
Japanese seishi / seshi / せいし Japanese (noun/participle) training (branches in horticulture)

晩參


晩参

see styles
Mandarin wǎn cān / wan3 can1
Taiwan wan ts`an / wan tsan
Japanese bansan
The evening service.; evening assembly; evening training

有學


有学

see styles
Mandarin yǒu xué / you3 xue2
Taiwan yu hsüeh
Japanese ugaku
śaikṣa; in Hīnayāna those in the first three stages of training as arhats, the fourth and last stage being 無學 those beyond the need of further teaching or study. There are eighteen grades of śaikṣa; actively involved in applied practices

朝練

see styles
Japanese asaren / あされん Japanese morning training (e.g. before school)

楽所

see styles
Japanese gakusho;gakuso / がくしょ;がくそ Japanese (1) (See 雅楽・ががく) gagaku training place (Heian era); (2) place for playing instruments

涵養

see styles
Mandarin hán yǎng / han2 yang3
Taiwan han yang
Japanese kanyou / kanyo / かんよう
Chinese to conserve (e.g. water); self-restraint; self-possession
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) cultivation (esp. character, virtue, moral sentiment); fostering; training; (2) penetration (e.g. surface water into an aquifer)

演武

see styles
Mandarin yǎn wǔ / yan3 wu3
Taiwan yen wu
Japanese enbu / えんぶ
Chinese arms drill; to practice martial arts
Japanese (1) martial arts demonstration; (2) martial arts training

特少

see styles
Japanese tokushou / tokusho / とくしょう Japanese (slang) (abbreviation) (See 特別少年院) advanced juvenile training school; special reformatory; juvenile hall for grave offenders

特訓

see styles
Japanese tokkun / とっくん Japanese (noun/participle) special training; intensive training; crash course

獸術

see styles
Mandarin shòu shù / shou4 shu4
Taiwan shou shu
Chinese animal training; skill with animals; shoushu - "Animal skill" or "Beast-fist" - Martial Art (esp. fictional)

白丁

see styles
Japanese hakutei / hakute / はくてい    hakuchou / hakucho / はくちょう Japanese (1) (archaism) young man of conscription age who has not yet undergone military training; (2) (archaism) man with no title and no rank (under the ritsuryo system); commoner; (3) (archaism) servant dressed in a white uniform who carries objects for his master

白張

see styles
Japanese hakuchou / hakucho / はくちょう    shirahari / しらはり Japanese (1) (archaism) young man of conscription age who has not yet undergone military training; (2) (archaism) man with no title and no rank (under the ritsuryo system); commoner; (3) (archaism) servant dressed in a white uniform who carries objects for his master; (1) (archaism) starched white uniform worn by menservants of government officials; (2) something pasted with plain white paper (e.g. umbrella, lantern)

知育

see styles
Japanese chiiku / chiku / ちいく Japanese intellectual training

研修

see styles
Japanese kenshuu / kenshu / けんしゅう Japanese (noun/participle) training (esp. in-service); induction course; (surname) Kenshou; (surname) Kenshuu

私習


私习

see styles
Mandarin sī xí / si1 xi2
Taiwan ssu hsi
Japanese shishū
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

稽古

see styles
Mandarin jī gǔ / ji1 gu3
Taiwan chi ku
Japanese keiko / keko / けいこ
Chinese to learn from the ancients; to study the classic texts
Japanese (noun/participle) practice; practising; training; study; (place-name) Keiko

精煉

see styles
Mandarin jīng liàn / jing1 lian4
Taiwan ching lien
Japanese seiren / seren / せいれん
Chinese to refine (a substance); to purify; to refine (one's skills, writing etc); refined; polished; succinct; skilled; capable
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) refining; refinement; smelting; (2) training

精練

see styles
Mandarin jīng liàn / jing1 lian4
Taiwan ching lien
Japanese seiren / seren / せいれん
Chinese (textiles) to scour; to degum (silk); variant of 精煉|精炼[jing1 lian4]
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) scouring; degumming; (2) training; (3) (incorrect kanji for 精錬, 製錬) (See 精錬・1) refining; refinement; smelting

精錬

see styles
Japanese seiren / seren / せいれん Japanese (noun/participle) (1) refining; refinement; smelting; (2) training; (place-name) Seiren

素養

see styles
Mandarin sù yǎng / su4 yang3
Taiwan su yang
Japanese soyou / soyo / そよう
Chinese (personal) accomplishment; attainment in self-cultivation
Japanese grounding (in a skill or subject); knowledge; training; achievements; attainments; accomplishments

練兵

see styles
Mandarin liàn bīng / lian4 bing1
Taiwan lien ping
Japanese renpei / renpe / れんぺい
Chinese to drill troops; army training
Japanese military drill; (given name) Renpei

練成

see styles
Japanese rensei / rense / れんせい Japanese (noun/participle) training; drilling; (personal name) Rensei

練磨


练磨

see styles
Mandarin liàn mó / lian4 mo2
Taiwan lien mo
Japanese renma / れんま
Japanese (noun/participle) training; practice; practising; cultivation
To drill and grind, three bodhisattava conditions for maintaining progress: the fixing of attention on those who have attained enlightenment; the examination of one's purpose; and the realization of the power at work in others; v. 三退屈.

練行


练行

see styles
Mandarin liàn xíng / lian4 xing2
Taiwan lien hsing
Japanese rengyō
Religious training or discipline.

罷參


罢参

see styles
Mandarin bà cān / ba4 can1
Taiwan pa ts`an / pa tsan
Japanese hisan
To dismiss the assembly; to finish one's training

美育

see styles
Japanese biiku / biku / びいく Japanese training in aesthetics; aesthetic education; cultural study; (female given name) Miku

習う

see styles
Japanese narau / ならう Japanese (transitive verb) to take lessons in; to be taught; to learn (from a teacher); to study (under a teacher); to get training in

習練

see styles
Japanese shuuren / shuren / しゅうれん Japanese (noun/participle) practice; practising; training; discipline

育成

see styles
Japanese ikusei / ikuse / いくせい Japanese (noun/participle) rearing; training; nurture; cultivation; promotion; (place-name) Ikusei

育生

see styles
Japanese ikuyo / いくよ    ikumi / いくみ    ikusei / ikuse / いくせい    ikuo / いくお Japanese (noun/participle) rearing; training; nurture; cultivation; promotion; (female given name) Ikuyo; (female given name) Ikumi; (place-name) Ikusei; (female given name) Ikuo

蔭間

see styles
Japanese kagema / かげま Japanese (1) (archaism) homosexual prostitute who sold favors at banquets, etc. (late Edo); (2) (archaism) actor-in-training in kabuki; (surname) Kagema

薫陶

see styles
Japanese kuntou / kunto / くんとう Japanese (noun/participle) education; training; discipline

薰陶

see styles
Mandarin xūn táo / xun1 tao2
Taiwan hsün t`ao / hsün tao
Chinese to seep in; to influence; to nurture; influence; training

訓連

see styles
Japanese kunren / くんれん Japanese (irregular kanji usage) (noun/participle) practice; practising; training

証果

see styles
Japanese shouka / shoka / しょうか Japanese {Buddh} enlightenment attained through training

調教

see styles
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)

調練


调练

see styles
Mandarin tiáo liàn / tiao2 lian4
Taiwan t`iao lien / tiao lien
Japanese chouren / choren / ちょうれん
Japanese (noun/participle) military drill; training
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

調馬

see styles
Japanese chouba / choba / ちょうば Japanese (noun/participle) horse training or breaking

講武

see styles
Japanese koubu / kobu / こうぶ Japanese military training; (surname) Koubu

講習

see styles
Mandarin jiǎng xí / jiang3 xi2
Taiwan chiang hsi
Japanese koushuu / koshu / こうしゅう
Chinese to lecture; to instruct
Japanese (noun/participle) short course; training

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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.

The following titles are just to help people who are searching for an Asian dictionary to find this page.

Japanese Kanji Dictionary

Free Asian Dictionary

Chinese Kanji Dictionary

Chinese Words Dictionary

Chinese Language Dictionary

Japanese Chinese Dictionary