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Dana

China dān nà
Dana

丹娜 is the transliteration to Mandarin Chinese for the female / feminine name Dana.

Dana

Japan daana
Dana

ダーナ is the name Dana written in Katakana (phonetic Japanese).


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Dana

China dé nà
Dana

德納 is the transliteration to Mandarin Chinese for the male / masculine name Dana.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin shī / shi1
Taiwan shih
Japanese haru / はる    seshiru / せしる    se / せ    suu / su / すう    su / す    jin / じん    shii / shi / しい    shi / し    ei / e / えい
Chinese to grant; to give; to bestow; to act; to carry out; surname Shi
Japanese (surname) Haru; (female given name) Seshiru; (surname) Se; (surname) Suu; (surname) Su; (surname) Jin; (surname) Shii; (surname) Shi; (surname) Ei
dāna 檀那 Alms; charity. To give, bestow. See also 實.

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Mandarin tán / tan2
Taiwan t`an / tan
Japanese mayumi / まゆみ    dan / だん    tan / たん    ibana / いばな    ihana / いはな    inobana / いのばな    inohana / いのはな    inawa / いなわ
Chinese sandalwood; hardwood; purple-red; surname Tan
Japanese (surname, female given name) Mayumi; (surname) Dan; (surname) Tan; (personal name) Ibana; (personal name) Ihana; (personal name) Inobana; (personal name) Inohana; (personal name) Inawa
A hard wood, translit. da, dan. dāna, a giver; donation, charity, almsgiving, bestowing; sandalwood

三檀

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Mandarin sān tán / san1 tan2
Taiwan san t`an / san tan
Japanese sandan
The three kinds of dāna, i. e. charity; giving of goods, of the dharma, of abhaya, or fearlessness. Idem 三施; three kinds of giving

二檀

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Mandarin èr tán / er4 tan2
Taiwan erh t`an / erh tan
Japanese nidan
The two dāna 檀那, i. e, kinds of donating, or almsgiving: (a) 世間檀 ordinary alms, and (b) 出世間檀 spiritual, or other-worldly gifts; two kinds of donation

佛檀

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Mandarin fú tán / fu2 tan2
Taiwan fu t`an / fu tan
Japanese butsudan
buddha-dāna, Buddha-giving contrasted with Māra-giving; Buddha-charity as the motive of giving, or preaching, and of self-sacrifice, or self-immolation; (Skt. buddha-dāna)

六度

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Mandarin liù dù / liu4 du4
Taiwan liu tu
Japanese rokudo / ろくど
Japanese (surname) Rokudo
The six things that ferry one beyond the sea of mortality to nirvana, i. e. the six pāramitās 波羅蜜 (波羅蜜多): (1) 布施 dāna, charity, or giving, including the bestowing of the truth on others; (2) 持戒 śīla, keeping the command rents; (3) 忍辱 kṣānti, patience under insult; (4) 精進 vīrya, zeal and progress; (5) 闡定 dhyāna, meditation or contemplation; (6) 智慧 prajñā; wisdom, the power to discern reality or truth. It is the last that carries across the saṃsāra (sea of incarnate life) to the shores of nirvana. The opposites of these virtues are meanness, wickedness, anger, sloth, a distracted mind, and ignorance. The 唯識論 adds four other pāramitās: (7) 方便 upāya, the use of appropriate means; (8) 願 praṇidhāna, pious vows; (9) 力 bala, power of fulfillment; (10) 智 jñāna knowledge; six perfections

四捨


四舍

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Mandarin sì shě / si4 she3
Taiwan ssu she
Japanese shisha
The four givings, i. e. of goods of the Truth, of courage (or fearlessness), and the giving up of the passions and delusions; cf. dāna-pāramitā, 捨; four kinds of release

娜拏

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Mandarin nuó ná / nuo2 na2
Taiwan no na
Japanese dana
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

布施

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Mandarin bù shī / bu4 shi1
Taiwan pu shih
Japanese fuse / ふせ
Chinese Dana (Buddhist practice of giving)
Japanese (noun/participle) alms; offerings; (surname) Fuho; (place-name, surname) Fuse; (surname) Nunoshise
dāna 檀那; the sixth pāramitā, almsgiving, i. e. of goods, or the doctrine, with resultant benefits now and also hereafter in the forms of reincarnation, as neglect or refusal will produce the opposite consequences. The 二種布施 two kinds of dāna are the pure, or unsullied charity, which looks for no reward here but only hereafter; and the sullied almsgiving whose object is personal benefit. The three kinds of dāna are goods, the doctrine, and courage, or fearlessness. The four kinds are pens to write the sutras, ink, the sutras themselves, and preaching. The five kinds are giving to those who have come from a distance, those who are going to a distance, the sick, the hungry, those wise in the doctrine. The seven kinds are giving to visitors, travellers, the sick, their nurses, monasteries, endowments for the sustenance of monks or nuns, and clothing and food according to season. The eight kinds are giving to those who come for aid, giving for fear (of evil), return for kindness received, anticipating gifts in return, continuing the parental example of giving, giving in hope of rebirth in a particular heaven, in hope of an honoured name, for the adornment of the heart and life. 倶舍論 18.

怛那

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Mandarin dá nà / da2 na4
Taiwan ta na
Japanese tanna
idem 檀那 dāna, alms, giving, charity; (Skt. dāna)

檀越

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Mandarin tán yuè / tan2 yue4
Taiwan t`an yüeh / tan yüeh
Japanese danotsu / だんおつ
Chinese (Buddhism) benefactor (designation of a lay person by a monk)
Japanese alms-giver; person who donates to a monk or a temple; dana-pati
dānapati, an almsgiver, patron; various definitions are given, e.g. one who escapes the karma of poverty by giving; chief donor

檀那

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Mandarin tán nà / tan2 na4
Taiwan t`an na / tan na
Japanese danna / だんな
Japanese (1) master (of a house, shop, etc.); (2) husband (informal); (3) sir; boss; master; governor; word used to address a male patron, customer, or person of high status; (4) patron of a mistress, geisha, bar or nightclub hostess; sugar daddy; (5) (Buddhist term) alms (san:); almsgiving; almsgiver
陀那 dāna to give, donate, bestow, charity, alms; supporter of a Buddhist temple

陀那

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Mandarin tuó nà / tuo2 na4
Taiwan t`o na / to na
Japanese dana
dāna, bestow, alms; the marks on a scale; ādāna, another name for the ālaya-vijñāna.

世間檀


世间檀

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Mandarin shì jiān tán / shi4 jian1 tan2
Taiwan shih chien t`an / shih chien tan
Japanese seken dan
Worldly dāna, or giving, i. e. with thoughts of possession, meum, tūm, and the thing given, v. 三礙; mundane alms

四攝法


四摄法

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Mandarin sì shè fǎ / si4 she4 fa3
Taiwan ssu she fa
Japanese shi shōhō
(or 四攝事) catuḥ-saṃgraha-vastu; four all-embracing (bodhisattva) virtues: (1) 布施 dāna, giving what others like, in order to lead them to love and receive the truth; (2) 愛語 priyavacana, affctionate, speech, with the same purpose; (3) 利行 arthakṛtya, conduct proftable to others, with the same purpose; (4) 同事 samānārthatā, co-operation with and adaptation of oneself to others, to lead them into the truth; four methods of winning (people) over

精靈棚


精灵棚

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Mandarin jīng líng péng / jing1 ling2 peng2
Taiwan ching ling p`eng / ching ling peng
Japanese shōryō dana
The booth, or canopy, where the feast of all souls is provided; spirit's canopy

五波羅密


五波罗密

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Mandarin wǔ bō luō mì / wu3 bo1 luo1 mi4
Taiwan wu po lo mi
Japanese go haramitsu
The five pāramitās (omitting the sixth, wisdom), i. e. dāna, almsgiving: śīla, commandment-keeping; kṣānti, patience (under provocation): vīrya, zeal; and dhyāna, meditation; five perfections

十度三行

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Mandarin shí dù sān xíng / shi2 du4 san1 xing2
Taiwan shih tu san hsing
Japanese jūtosangyō
each of the pāramitās has three forms of observance, e.g. the first, 施 dāna or giving has 財施 almsgiving, 法施 truth-giving, and 無畏施 courage-giving. The three forms differ with each pāramitā; three implementations of each of the ten perfections

波羅蜜多


波罗蜜多

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Mandarin bō luó mì duō / bo1 luo2 mi4 duo1
Taiwan po lo mi to
Japanese haramitta;haramita / はらみった;はらみた
Japanese {Buddh} (See 波羅蜜・1) pāramitā; perfection; perfection of Buddhist practices or attaining enlightenment
pāramitā, 播囉弭多, derived from parama, highest, acme, is intp. as to cross over from this shore of births and deaths to the other shore, or nirvāṇa. The six pāramitās or means of so doing are: (1) dāna, charity; (2) śīla, moral conduct; (3) kṣānti, patience; (4) vīrya, energy, or devotion; (5) dhyāna, contemplation, or abstraction; (6) prajñā, knowledge. The 十度 ten are the above with (7) upāya, use of expedient or proper means; (8) praṇidhāna, vows, for bodhi and helpfulness; (9) bāla, strength purpose; (10) wisdom. Childers gives the list of ten as the perfect exercise of almsgiving, morality, abnegation of the world and of self, wisdom, energy, patience, truth, resolution, kindness, and resignation. Each of the ten is divisible into ordinary, superior, and unlimited perfection, or thirty in all. pāramitā is tr. by 度; 度無極; 到彼岸; 究竟; (Skt. pāramitā)

旦那(P);檀那

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Japanese danna / だんな Japanese (1) master (of a house, shop, etc.); (2) husband (informal); (3) sir; boss; master; governor; word used to address a male patron, customer, or person of high status; (4) (See パトロン・2) patron of a mistress, geisha, bar or nightclub hostess; sugar daddy; (5) {Buddh} (orig. meaning; usu. written as 檀那) (See 檀越,檀家) alms (san: dāna); almsgiving; almsgiver

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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Dana丹娜dān nà / dan1 na4 / dan na / dannatan na / tanna
Danaダーナdaana / dana
Dana德納
德纳
dé nà / de2 na4 / de na / denate na / tena
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