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Fraternity

University Brotherhood / House
China xiōng dì huì
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兄弟會 is the word in Chinese for a college fraternity or some other kind of fraternal order. Literally, these characters mean "Elder brother younger brother association." The last character can also be translated as a group, union, gathering, assembly, meeting, or conference.

Love for Humanity / Brotherly Love

benevolence, love
China bó ài
Japan hakuai
Love for Humanity / Brotherly Love Wall Scroll

In Chinese and Korean, this means universal fraternity, brotherhood, or universal love.

In Japanese, this means charity, benevolence, philanthropy, or love for humanity.

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See Also:  Benevolence | Altruism

Aikikai

Japan ai ki kai
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Aikikai is the original school of Aikido.

Several organizations use this title. The first was established in Japan in 1940 (The Aikikai Foundation or 財団法人合気会).

The only difference between this title and Aikido, is the last character "kai" which means club, group, fraternity, organization, or assembly.

Note: This title is often romanized with a dash like this: Aiki-Kai.


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Characters

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Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

博愛


博爱

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Mandarin bó ài / bo2 ai4
Taiwan po ai
Japanese hiroyoshi ひろよし
 hirochika ひろちか
 hiroe ひろえ
 hakuai はくあい
Chinese universal fraternity (or brotherhood); universal love; Bo'ai county in Jiaozuo 焦作[Jiao1 zuo4], Henan
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) charity; benevolence; philanthropy; (love for) humanity; fraternity; brotherhood; brotherly love; love of fellow man; (male given name) Hiroyoshi; (given name) Hirochika; (female given name) Hiroe; (given name) Hakuai
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition
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Love for Humanity / Brotherly Love

兄弟

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Mandarin xiōng dì / xiong1 di4
Taiwan hsiung ti
Japanese kyoudai / kyodai きょうだい
Chinese brothers; younger brother; CL:個|个[ge4]; I, me (humble term used by men in public speech); brotherly; fraternal
Japanese (1) siblings; brothers and sisters; (2) brothers; (3) siblings-in-law; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; (4) (familiar language) (masculine speech) mate; friend; (personal name) Kyoudai
Elder and younger brothers; brother, brethren, i. e. members of the fraternity.
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兄弟會


兄弟会

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Mandarin xiōng dì huì / xiong1 di4 hui4
Taiwan hsiung ti hui
Chinese fraternity
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Fraternity

交遊


交游

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Mandarin jiāo yóu / jiao1 you2
Taiwan chiao yu
Japanese kouyuu / koyu こうゆう
Chinese to have friendly relationships; circle of friends
Japanese (noun/participle) friend; friendship; companionship; fraternization; fraternity; comradeship; acquaintance
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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五逆

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Mandarin wǔ nì / wu3 ni4
Taiwan wu ni
Japanese gogyaku
pañcānantarya; 五無間業 The five rebellious acts or deadly sins, parricide, matricide, killing an arhat, shedding the blood of a Buddha, destroying the harmony of the sangha, or fraternity. The above definition is common both to Hīnayāna and Mahāyāna. The lightest of these sins is the first; the heaviest the last. II. Another group is: (1) sacrilege, such as destroying temples, burning sutras, stealing a Buddha's or a monk's things, inducing others to do so, or taking pleasure therein; (2) slander, or abuse of the teaching of śrāvaka s, pratyekabuddhas, or bodhisattvas; (3) ill-treatment or killing of a monk; (4) any one of the five deadly sins given above; (5) denial of the karma consequences of ill deeds, acting or teaching others accordingly, and unceasing evil life. III. There are also five deadly sins, each of which is equal to each of the first set of five: (1) violation of a mother, or a fully ordained nun; (2) killing a bodhisattva in a sangha; (5) destroying a Buddha's stūpa. IV. The five unpardonable sin of Devadatta who (1) destroyed the harmony of the community; (2) injured Śākyamuni with a stone, shedding his blood; (3) induced the king to let loose a rutting elephant to trample down Śākyamuni; (4) killed a nun; (5) put poison on his finger-nails and saluted Śākyamuni intending to destroy him thereby; five heinous crimes

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友愛


友爱

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Mandarin yǒu ài / you3 ai4
Taiwan yu ai
Japanese yume ゆめ
 yumana ゆまな
 yuma ゆま
 yuchika ゆちか
 yue ゆえ
 yuuai / yuai ゆうあい
 yuua / yua ゆうあ
 yui ゆい
 yua ゆあ
 tomoyoshi ともよし
 tomonaru ともなる
 tomochika ともちか
 tomoe ともえ
 tomoaki ともあき
 tomoa ともあ
 toa とあ
Chinese friendly affection; fraternal love
Japanese fraternity; friendship; (female given name) Yume; (female given name) Yumana; (female given name) Yuma; (female given name) Yuchika; (female given name) Yue; (f,p) Yuuai; (female given name) Yuua; (female given name) Yui; (female given name) Yua; (personal name) Tomoyoshi; (given name) Tomonaru; (given name) Tomochika; (female given name) Tomoe; (personal name) Tomoaki; (female given name) Tomoa; (female given name) Toa

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同人

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Mandarin tóng rén / tong2 ren2
Taiwan t`ung jen / tung jen
Japanese dounin / donin どうにん
 doujin / dojin どうじん
Chinese colleagues; fellowship (among people)
Japanese (1) same person; (2) said person; the person in question; (3) coterie; clique; fraternity; kindred spirits; comrade; colleague; (4) dojin; doujin; Japanese fans or hobbyists who produce their owns magazines, manga, software, etc.

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八穢


八秽

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Mandarin bā huì / ba1 hui4
Taiwan pa hui
Japanese hachie
Eight things unclean to a monk: buying land for self, not for Buddha or the fraternity; ditto cultivating; ditto laying by or storing up; ditto keeping servants (or slaves); keeping animals (for slaughter); treasuring up gold, etc.; ivory and ornaments; utensils for private use; eight defilements

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換帖


换帖

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Mandarin huàn tiě / huan4 tie3
Taiwan huan t`ieh / huan tieh
Chinese to exchange cards containing personal details (when taking an oath of fraternity)

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毛頭


毛头

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Mandarin máo tóu / mao2 tou2
Taiwan mao t`ou / mao tou
Japanese moutou / moto もうとう
Japanese (adverb) not in the least; not at all; not a bit; (surname) Moutou
idem 毛道; also, a barber-monk who shaves the fraternity; ignorant fool

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七僧齋


七僧斋

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Mandarin qī sēng zhāi / qi1 seng1 zhai1
Taiwan ch`i seng chai / chi seng chai
Japanese shichisō sai
A "western″ term meaning an endowment for a complete monastic fraternity of seven monks; seven monk's endowment

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十功德

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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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友愛会

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Japanese yuuaikai / yuaikai ゆうあいかい
Japanese fraternal association; friendship society; fraternity

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八念法

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Mandarin bā niàn fǎ / ba1 nian4 fa3
Taiwan pa nien fa
Japanese hachi nenhō
Or 八念門. Eight lines of thought, in the智度論 21 , for resisting Māra-attacks and evil promptings during the meditation on impurity, etc.; i.e. thought of the Buddha, of the Law (or Truth), the fraternity, the commandments, alms-giving, the devas, breathing, and death. There are also the 大人八念 , i.e. that truth 道 is obtained through absence of desire, contentment, aloneness, zeal, correct thinking, a fixed mind, wisdom, and inner joy. v. 八念經; eight patterns of mindfulness

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八敬戒

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Mandarin bā jìng jiè / ba1 jing4 jie4
Taiwan pa ching chieh
Japanese hakkyōkai
The eight commands given by the Buddha to his foster-mother, i.e. aunt, when she was admitted to the order, and which remain as commands to nuns: (1) even though a hundred years old a nun must pay respect to a monk, however young, and offer her seat to him; (2) must never scold a monk; (3) never accuse, or speak of his misdeeds; but a monk may speak of hers; (4) at his hands obtain reception into the order; (5) confess sin (sexual or other) before the assembly of monks and nuns; (6) ask the fraternity for a monk as preceptor; (7) never share the same summer resort with monks; (8) after the summer retreat she must report and ask for a responsible confessor. Also 八敬法; 八不可越法 (or 八不可過法) ; 八尊重法; v. 四分律 48; eight precepts

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倶楽部

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Japanese kurabu クラブ
Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (kana only) club; fraternity; sorority; clubhouse

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七僧法會


七僧法会

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Mandarin qī sēng fǎ huì / qi1 seng1 fa3 hui4
Taiwan ch`i seng fa hui / chi seng fa hui
Japanese shichisō hōe
An assembly of a monasterial fraternity; assembly of a monastic fraternity

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十不悔戒

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Mandarin shí bù huǐ jiè / shi2 bu4 hui3 jie4
Taiwan shih pu hui chieh
Japanese jū fuke kai
The ten rules which produce no regrets—not to kill, steal, fornicate, lie, tall of a fellow -Buddhist's sins, deal in wine, praise oneself and discredit others, be mean, be angry, defame the Triratna (Buddha, Law, Fraternity); ten no-regret precepts

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Fraternity 兄弟會
兄弟会
xiōng dì huì
xiong1 di4 hui4
xiong di hui
xiongdihui
hsiung ti hui
hsiungtihui
Love for Humanity
Brotherly Love
博愛
博爱
hakuaibó ài / bo2 ai4 / bo ai / boai po ai / poai
Aikikai 合気会 / 合氣會
合気会
ai ki kai / aikikai
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

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