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Moonlight

China yuè guāng
Japan gekkou
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月光 is the Chinese, old Korean Hanja, and Japanese Kanji title for moonlight.

This can also be used to describe a moonbeam, and can be a given name all three languages (pronounced as Rumi when used as a female given name in Japanese).

Clarity

China qīng
Japan sei
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清 means clarity or clear in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja. Looking at the parts of this character, you have three splashes of water on the left, "life" on the top right, and the moon on the lower right.

Because of something Confucius said about 2500 years ago, you can imagine that this character means "live life with clarity like bright moonlight piercing pure water." The Confucian idea is something like "Keep clear what is pure in yourself, and let your pure nature show through." Kind of like saying, "Don't pollute your mind or body, so that they remain clear."

This might be stretching the definition of this single Chinese character but the elements are there, and "clarity" is a powerful idea.


Korean note: Korean pronunciation is given above but this character is written with a slight difference in the "moon radical" in Korean. However, anyone who can read Korean Hanja, will understand this character with no problem (this is considered an alternate form in Korean). If you want the more standard Korean Hanja form (which is an alternate form in Chinese), just let me know.

Japanese note: When reading in Japanese, this Kanji has additional meanings of pure, purify, or cleanse (sometimes to remove demons or "exorcise"). Used more in compound words in Japanese than as a stand-alone Kanji.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

月光

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Mandarin yuè guāng / yue4 guang1
Taiwan yüeh kuang
Japanese rumi るみ
 tsukumi つくみ
 tsukimitsu つきみつ
 tsukimi つきみ
 tsukiko つきこ
 sonata そなた
 gekkou / gekko げっこう
 gakkou / gakko がっこう
Chinese moonlight
Japanese moonlight; moonbeam; (female given name) Rumi; (female given name) Tsukumi; (surname) Tsukimitsu; (female given name) Tsukimi; (female given name) Tsukiko; (female given name) Sonata; (female given name) Gekkou; (surname) Gakkou
Candraprabha, 戰達羅鉢刺婆 Moonlight. One of the three honoured ones in the Vajradhātu, and in the Mañjuśrī court of the Garbhadhātu, known also as 淸涼金剛.
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日光

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Mandarin rì guāng / ri4 guang1
Taiwan jih kuang
Japanese himi ひみ
 hikari ひかり
 nitsukou / nitsuko につこう
 nikkou / nikko にっこう
Chinese sunlight
Japanese sunlight; (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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Sunshine / Sunlight

亮月

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Japanese ryougetsu / ryogetsu りょうげつ
Japanese bright moonlight

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幻月

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Japanese gengetsu げんげつ
Japanese paraselene; moon dog; moondog (bright spot on either side of the moon caused by refraction of moonlight through ice crystals in the atmosphere)

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兼差

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Mandarin jiān chāi / jian1 chai1
Taiwan chien ch`ai / chien chai
Chinese to moonlight; side job

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月下

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Japanese tsukishita つきした
Japanese in the moonlight; (surname) Tsukishita

月影

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Japanese tsukikage つきかげ
 tsukie つきえ
Japanese moonlight; moon; moonbeams; (place-name) Tsukikage; (female given name) Tsukie

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月桂

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Mandarin yuè guì / yue4 gui4
Taiwan yüeh kuei
Japanese gekkei / gekke げっけい
Chinese laurel (Laurus nobilis); bay tree; bay leaf
Japanese (1) (abbreviation) bay laurel (Laurus nobilis); bay tree; sweet bay; laurel tree; (2) moon; moonlight; (3) katsura tree on the moon (in Chinese legends)

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月明

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Mandarin yuè míng / yue4 ming2
Taiwan yüeh ming
Japanese tsukime つきめ
 tsukiaki つきあき
 getsumei / getsume げつめい
Japanese moonlight; (female given name) Tsukime; (surname) Tsukiaki; (given name) Getsumei
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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月華


月华

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Mandarin yuè huá / yue4 hua2
Taiwan yüeh hua
Japanese nonoka ののか
 gekka げっか
Chinese moonlight
Japanese (female given name) Nonoka; (female given name) Gekka

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月色

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Mandarin yuè sè / yue4 se4
Taiwan yüeh se
Japanese gesshoku げっしょく
Chinese moonlight
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月虹

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Japanese yuena ゆえな
Japanese moonbow; lunar rainbow; whitish rainbow cast by moonlight; lunar bow; space rainbow; (female given name) Yuena

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皎潔


皎洁

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Mandarin jiǎo jié / jiao3 jie2
Taiwan chiao chieh
Chinese shining clean; bright (moonlight)

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炒更

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Mandarin chǎo gēng / chao3 geng1
Taiwan ch`ao keng / chao keng
Chinese to moonlight

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踏月

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Mandarin tà yuè / ta4 yue4
Taiwan t`a yüeh / ta yüeh
Chinese to go for a walk in the moonlight

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藥師


药师

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Mandarin yào shī / yao4 shi1
Taiwan yao shih
Japanese yakushi やくし
Japanese (surname) Yakushi
Bhaiṣajya-guru-vaiḍūrya-prabhāṣa; 藥師璢璃光如來; 大醫王佛; 醫王善逝, etc. The Buddha of Medicine, who heals all diseases, including the disease of ignorance. His image is often at the left of Śākyamuni Buddha's, and he is associated with the east. The history of this personification is not yet known, but cf. the chapter on the 藥王 in the Lotus Sutra. There are several sutras relating to him, the藥王璢璃光, etc., tr. by Xuanzang circa A.D. 650, and others. There are shrines of the 藥王三尊 the three honoured doctors, with Yaoshi in the middle and as assistants 日光邊照 the Bodhisattva Sunlight everywhere shining on his right and 月光邊照 the Bodhisattva Moonlight, etc., on his left. The 藥王七佛 seven healing Buddhas are also all in the east. There are also the 藥王十二神將 twelve spiritual generals or protectors of Yaoshi, for guarding his worshippers.

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金波

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Japanese kinnami きんなみ
 kanenami かねなみ
Japanese golden waves; moonlight; (surname) Kinnami; (surname) Kanenami

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二脇士


二胁士

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Mandarin èr xié shì / er4 xie2 shi4
Taiwan erh hsieh shih
Japanese ni kyōshi
二挾侍 The two attendants by the side of Amitābha, i.e. 觀音 Guanyin and 大勢至 Mahāsthāmaprāpta; also the two by Yaoshi, the Master of Medicine, i.e. 日光 sunlight and 月光 moonlight; also the two by Śākyamuni, i.e. 文殊 Mañjuśrī and 普賢 Samantabhadra.

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夜逃げ

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Japanese yonige よにげ
Japanese (noun/participle) night flight (without paying); skipping out by night; moonlight flit

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月下に

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Japanese gekkani げっかに
Japanese (adverb) in the moonlight

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月夜茸

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Japanese tsukiyotake つきよたけ
Japanese (kana only) moonlight mushroom (Omphalotus guepiniformis)

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月光族

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Mandarin yuè guāng zú / yue4 guang1 zu2
Taiwan yüeh kuang tsu
Chinese lit. moonlight group; fig. those who spend their monthly income even before they earn their next salary (slang)

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月光王

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Mandarin yuè guāng wáng / yue4 guang1 wang2
Taiwan yüeh kuang wang
Moonlight king, the same as 月光太子, the name of Śākyamuni in a previous incarnation when he gave his head to a brahman.

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月明り

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Japanese tsukiakari つきあかり
Japanese moonlight

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井中撈月


井中捞月

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Mandarin jǐng zhōng lāo yuè / jing3 zhong1 lao1 yue4
Taiwan ching chung lao yüeh
Japanese shōchū rōgetsu
Like ladling the moon out of the well; the parable of the monkeys who saw the moon fallen into a well, and fearing there would be no more moonlight, sought to save it; the monkey-king hung on to a branch, one hung on to his tail and so on, but the branch broke and all were drowned; scooping the moon out of well water

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清い月影

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Japanese kiyoitsukikage きよいつきかげ
Japanese beautiful moonlight; clear moon

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月あかり

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Japanese tsukiakari つきあかり
Japanese moonlight

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月下花前

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Mandarin yuè xià huā qián / yue4 xia4 hua1 qian2
Taiwan yüeh hsia hua ch`ien / yüeh hsia hua chien
Chinese lit. amidst the flowers under the moonlight (idiom); fig. romantic surroundings

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月光太子

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Mandarin yuè guāng tài zi / yue4 guang1 tai4 zi
Taiwan yüeh kuang t`ai tzu / yüeh kuang tai tzu
Japanese Gakkō taishi
Moonlight prince, name of Śākyamuni in a previous incarnation as a prince, when he split one of his bones to anoint a leper with its marrow and gave him of his blood to drink. 智度論 12; Prince Moonlight

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月光菩薩


月光菩萨

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Mandarin yuè guāng pú sà / yue4 guang1 pu2 sa4
Taiwan yüeh kuang p`u sa / yüeh kuang pu sa
Japanese gakkoubosatsu / gakkobosatsu がっこうぼさつ
Japanese (Buddhist term) Candraprabha (bodhisattva)
The bodhisattva Moonlight who attends on 藥師 the Master of Healing; also in the Mañjuśrī court of the Garbhadhātu; used for 月光王; v. 月光菩薩經; Moonlight Bodhisattva

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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
Moonlight 月光gekkou / gekoyuè guāng
yue4 guang1
yue guang
yueguang
yüeh kuang
yüehkuang
Clarity seiqīng / qing1 / qing ch`ing / ching

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