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There are 12 total results for your Beauty of Nature search.

Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

物の哀れ

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 mononoaware / もののあわれ    mononoahare / もののあはれ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
(out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (exp,n) (kana only) mono no aware; appreciation of the fleeting nature of beauty; pathos of things; strong aesthetic sense

花鳥風月

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 kachoufuugetsu / kachofugetsu / かちょうふうげつ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
(1) (yoji) (See 花鳥諷詠) beauties of nature; the traditional themes of natural beauty in Japanese aesthetics; (2) artistic pursuits involving nature themes

風月


风月

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fēng yuè / feng1 yue4
feng yüeh
 fuugetsu / fugetsu / ふうげつ
romance; beautiful scenery; small or petty (of talk etc)
nature's beauty (cool breeze and bright moon); (female given name) Fuzuki
bright moon and cool breezes

山容水態

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 sanyousuitai / sanyosuitai / さんようすいたい (yoji) scenic beauty of mountains and streams; fresh and clear beauty of nature's splendor

春花秋月

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 shunkashuugetsu / shunkashugetsu / しゅんかしゅうげつ (yoji) spring flowers and the autumn moon; beauty of nature as it changes from season to season

柳緑花紅

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 ryuuryokukakou / ryuryokukako / りゅうりょくかこう (yoji) red blossoms and green willows; beautiful scenery of spring; natural beauty; beauty of nature

花紅柳緑

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 kakouryuuryoku / kakoryuryoku / かこうりゅうりょく (yoji) red blossoms and green willows; beautiful scenery of spring; natural beauty; beauty of nature

高山流水

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gāo shān liú shuǐ / gao1 shan1 liu2 shui3
kao shan liu shui
 kouzanryuusui / kozanryusui / こうざんりゅうすい
fig. intimate and understanding friend; sublime musical composition
(1) (yoji) high mountains and running water; the beauty of nature; (2) beautifully (skillfully) played music

物のあはれ

see styles
 mononoahare / もののあはれ (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (exp,n) (kana only) mono no aware; appreciation of the fleeting nature of beauty; pathos of things; strong aesthetic sense

物のあわれ

see styles
 mononoaware / もののあわれ (exp,n) (kana only) mono no aware; appreciation of the fleeting nature of beauty; pathos of things; strong aesthetic sense

造形美;造型美

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 zoukeibi / zokebi / ぞうけいび beauty of form (oft. used of nature); beauty of a sculpted shape

物の哀れ;物のあはれ;物のあわれ

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 mononoaware(物no哀re,物noaware);mononoahare(物no哀re,物noahare)(ok) / もののあわれ(物の哀れ,物のあわれ);もののあはれ(物の哀れ,物のあはれ)(ok) (exp,n) (kana only) mono no aware; appreciation of the fleeting nature of beauty; pathos of things; strong aesthetic sense

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

This page contains 12 results for "Beauty of Nature" 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: Japanese Bath House

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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).



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