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dry; dried food; empty; hollow; taken in to nominal kinship; adoptive; foster; futile; in vain; (dialect) rude; blunt; (dialect) to cold-shoulder
qian (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: heaven, northwest); (surname) Nukui
Dry, dried up, clean; heaven, male, masculine, enduring, continual. Translit. gan and h.

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Power / Strength
power; force; strength; ability; strenuously
(suffix) strength; power; proficiency; ability; (given name) Riki
bala; power, strength, of which there are several categories: 二力 power of choice and of practice; 三力 the power of Buddha; of meditation (samādhi) and of practice. 五力 pañcabala, the five powers of faith, zeal, memory (or remembering), meditation, and wisdom. 六力 A child's power is in crying; a woman's in resentment; a king's in domineering; an arhat's in zeal (or progress); a Buddha's in mercy; and a bhikṣu's in endurance (of despite) . 十力 q.v. The ten powers of Buddhas and bodhisattvas.

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(bound form) may; can; (bound form) to endure; to bear; (in 堪輿|堪舆[kan1 yu2]) heaven (contrasted with earth 輿|舆[yu2])
(personal name) Tan
To bear, sustain, be adequate to.

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Patience / Perseverance
to bear; to endure; to tolerate; to restrain oneself
(archaism) endurance; forbearance; patience; self-restraint; (given name) Nin
kṣānti, 羼提 (or 羼底); patience, endurance, (a) in adverse circumstances, (b) in the religious state. There are groups of two, three, four, five, six, ten, and fourteen, indicating various forms of patience, equanimity, repression, forbearance, endurance, constancy, or "perseverance of the saints," both in mundane and spiritual things.


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bù xiǔ
    bu4 xiu3
pu hsiu
 fukyuu / fukyu

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Immortal / Immortality
to last forever; eternal; enduring
(adj-no,n) everlasting; immortal; eternal; enduring; undying; imperishable; (given name) Fukyū


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Physical Strength
(1) stamina; endurance; physical strength; resilience; resistance to disease; (2) strength of an organization (e.g. profitability, productivity, economic clout, stability, growth potential)


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kè fú
    ke4 fu2
k`o fu
    ko fu

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(try to) overcome (hardships etc); to conquer; to put up with; to endure
(noun, transitive verb) conquest (of a difficulty, illness, crisis, etc.); overcoming; surmounting; bringing under control


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Endure and Survive
(transitive verb) (1) to endure; to keep out (e.g. rain); to stave off (e.g. starvation); (transitive verb) (2) to pull through; to get over; to survive; (transitive verb) (3) to surpass; to outdo; to excel; to eclipse; to defy; to slight


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rěn nài
    ren3 nai4
jen nai
to endure; to bear with; to exercise patience; to restrain oneself; patience; endurance
(noun, transitive verb) endurance; perseverance; patience


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wǒ màn
    wo3 man4
wo man
 gaman(p); gaman
    がまん(P); ガマン

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(noun/participle) (1) endurance; patience; perseverance; bearing (with something); (noun/participle) (2) self-control; self-restraint; (surname) Gaman
abhimāna, ātma-mada. Egoism exalting self and depreciating others; self-intoxication, pride.


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chí jiǔ
    chi2 jiu3
ch`ih chiu
    chih chiu
 jikyuu / jikyu

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lasting; enduring; persistent; permanent; protracted; endurance; persistence; to last long
(noun/participle) endurance; persistence; (place-name) Jikyū


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nài lì
    nai4 li4
nai li

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Stamina / Endurance


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 taikyuuryoku / taikyuryoku

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Stamina / Endurance
durability; persistence; stamina; endurance; staying power

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to assign; to appoint; to take up a post; office; responsibility; to let; to allow; to give free rein to; no matter (how, what etc); classifier for terms served in office, or for spouses, girlfriends etc (as in 前任男友)
obligation; duty; charge; responsibility; (given name) Makoto
Bear, endure, let; office; it is used to connote laisser-faire; one of the 四病, as 任運 implies laisser-aller; it is intp. by let things follow their own course, or by 自然 naturally, without intervention.

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to be afraid; to fear; to dread; to be unable to endure; perhaps
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to suffer; to endure; to pull through (hard times); to delay; to stall; to play for time; to dawdle

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to bear; to stand; to endure

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to arrange; to exhibit; to move to and fro; a pendulum

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to cook on a slow fire; to extract by heating; to decoct; to endure

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classics; sacred book; scripture; to pass through; to undergo; to bear; to endure; warp (textile); longitude; menstruation; channel (TCM); abbr. for economics 經濟|经济[jing1 ji4]
(female given name) Tsune
A warp, that which runs lengthwise; to pass through or by, past; to manage, regulate; laws, canons, classics. Skt. sūtras; threads, threaded together, classical works. Also called 契經 and 經本. The sūtras in the Tripiṭaka are the sermons attributed to the Buddha; the other two divisions are 律 the Vinaya, and 論 the śāstras, or Abhidharma; cf. 三藏. Every sūtra begins with the words 如是我聞 'Thus did I hear', indicating that it contains the words of Śākyamuni.

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(bound form) to bear; to endure; to withstand
(prefix) (See 耐アルカリ性) -proof; -resistant; (male given name) Tsuyoshi
To endure, bear.

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to eat; (extended meaning) to endure; putrid smell; vegetables; roots (inextricably attached to the plant)


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sān rěn
    san1 ren3
san jen
The tree forms of kṣānti, i.e. patience (or endurance, tolerance). One of the groups is patience under hatred, under physical hardship, and in pursuit of the faith. Another is patience of the blessed in the Pure Land in understanding the truth they hear, patience in obeying the truth, patience in attaining absolute reality; v. 無量壽經. Another is patience in the joy of remembering Amitābha, patience in meditation on his truth, and patience in constant faith in him. Another is the patience of submission, of faith, and of obedience.



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sān guǐ
    san1 gui3
san kuei
The three rules 三法 (三法妙) of the Tiantai Lotus School: (a) 眞性軌 The absolute and real, the 眞如 or bhūtatathatā; (b) 觀照軌meditation upon and understanding of it; (c) 資成軌 the extension of this understanding to all its workings. In the 三軌弘經 the three are traced to the 法師品 of the Lotus Sutra and are developed as: (a) 慈悲室 the abode of mercy, or to dwell in mercy; (b) 忍辱衣 the garment of endurance, or patience under opposition; (c) 法空座 the throne of immateriality (or spirituality), a state of nirvāṇa tranquility. Mercy to all is an extension of 資成軌 , patience of 觀照軌 and nirvāṇa tranquility of 眞性軌 .


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bù zhī
    bu4 zhi1
pu chih
to be unable to endure


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bù shuāi
    bu4 shuai1
pu shuai
unfailing; never weakening; enduring; unstoppable


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èr rěn
    er4 ren3
erh jen
The two patiences or endurances: 衆生忍 patience towards all under all circumstances; 無生(法)忍 calm rest, as a bodhisattva、in the assurance of no (re-) birth, i.e. in immortality. Also 安受苦忍 patience under suffering, and 觀察法忍 imperturbable examination of or meditation in the law or of all things. Also, physical and mental patience, or endurance.


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wǔ rěn
    wu3 ren3
wu jen
The five stages of bodhisattva-kṣānti, patience or endurance according to the 別教: (1) 伏忍the causes of passion and illusion controlled but not finally cut off, the condition of 十住, 十行, and 十廻向; (2) 信忍 firm belief, i. e. from the 初地 to the 三地; (3) 順忍 patient progress towards the end of all mortality, i. e. 四地 to 六地; (4) 無生忍 patience for full apprehension, of the truth of no rebirth, 七地 to 九地; and (5) 寂滅忍 the patience that leads to complete nirvana, 十地 to 妙覺; cf. 五位.


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 tamotsu(p); motsu(ik)
    たもつ(P); もつ(ik)
(transitive verb) (1) to keep; to preserve; to hold; to retain; to maintain; to sustain; (v5t,vi) (2) to last; to endure; to keep well (food term); to wear well; to be durable


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xìn rěn
    xin4 ren3
hsin jen
Faith-patience, faith-endurance: (1) To abide patiently in the faith and repeat the name of Amitābha. (2) To believe in the Truth and attain the nature of patient faith. (3) According to Tiantai the 別教 meaning is the unperturbed faith of the Bodhisattva (that all dharma is unreal).



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tíng bǎi
    ting2 bai3
t`ing pai
    ting pai
(of a pendulum) to stop swinging; (of work, production, activities etc) to come to a halt; to be suspended; to be canceled; shutdown; (sports) lockout


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bā rěn
    ba1 ren3
pa jen
The eight kṣānti, or powers of patient endurance, in the desire-realm and the two realms above it, necessary to acquire the full realization of the truth of the Four Axioms, 四諦; these four give rise to the 四法忍, i.e. 苦, 集, 滅, 道法忍, the endurance or patient pursuit that results in their realization. In the realm of form and the formless, they are called the 四類忍. By patient meditation the 見惑 false or perplexed views will cease, and the八智 eight kinds of jñāna or gnosis be acquired; therefore 智 results from忍 and the sixteen, 八忍八智 (or 觀), are called the 十六心, i.e. the sixteen mental conditions during the stage of 見道, when 惑 illusions or perplexities of view are destroyed. Such is the teaching of the 唯識宗. The 八智 are 苦, 集, 滅,道法智 and 苦, etc. 類智.


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gōng tóu
    gong1 tou2
kung t`ou
    kung tou
referendum (abbr. for 公民投票[gong1 min2 tou2 piao4])



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gōng jué
    gong1 jue2
kung chüeh
public decision (by ballot); majority decision; a joint decision; referendum


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(noun/participle) attachment; annexation; addendum; appendix



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bié jì
    bie2 ji4
pieh chi
(noun, transitive verb) addendum; supplementary material; afterword; postscript; marginal notes
Expository Notes


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(1) addendum (to a treaty or contract); annex; annexure; appendix; subsidiary clause; (2) {gramm} subordinate clause


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(noun/participle) (1) patience; patient endurance; forbearance; tolerance; (2) forgiveness; pardon


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shí dì
    shi2 di4
shih ti
 juuji / juji
{Buddh} dasabhumi (forty-first to fiftieth stages in the development of a bodhisattva); (place-name) Jūji
daśabhūmi; v. 十住. The "ten stages" in the fifty-two sections of the development of a bodhisattva into a Buddha. After completing the十四向 he proceeds to the 十地. There are several groups. I. The ten stages common to the Three Vehicles 三乘 are: (1) 乾慧地 dry wisdom stage, i. e. unfertilized by Buddha-truth, worldly wisdom; (2) 性地 the embryo-stage of the nature of Buddha-truth, the 四善根; (3) 八人地 (八忍地), the stage of the eight patient endurances; (4) 見地 of freedom from wrong views; (5) 薄地 of freedom from the first six of the nine delusions in practice; (6) 離欲地 of freedom from the remaining three; (7) 巳辨地 complete discrimination in regard to wrong views and thoughts, the stage of an arhat; (8) 辟支佛地 pratyeka-buddhahood, only the dead ashes of the past left to sift; (9) 菩薩地 bodhisattvahood; (10) 佛地 Buddhahood. v. 智度論 78. II. 大乘菩薩十地 The ten stages of Mahāyāna bodhisattva development are: (1) 歡喜地 Pramuditā, joy at having overcome the former difficulties and now entering on the path to Buddhahood; (2) 離垢地 Vimalā, freedom from all possible defilement, the stage of purity; (3) 發光地 Prabhākarī, stage of further enlightenment; (4) 焰慧地 Arciṣmatī, of glowing wisdom; (5) 極難勝地 Sudurjayā, mastery of utmost or final difficulties; (6) 現前地 Abhimukhī, the open way of wisdom above definitions of impurity and purity; (7) 遠行地 Dūraṁgamā, proceeding afar, getting above ideas of self in order to save others; (8) 不動地 Acalā, attainment of calm unperturbedness; (9) 善慧地 Sādhumatī, of the finest discriminatory wisdom, knowing where and how to save, and possessed of the 十力 ten powers; (10) 法雲地 Dharmamegha, attaining to the fertilizing powers of the law-cloud. Each of the ten stages is connected with each of the ten pāramitās, v. 波. Each of the 四乘 or four vehicles has a division of ten. III. The 聲聞乘十地 ten Śrāvaka stages are: (1) 受三歸地 initiation as a disciple by receiving the three refuges, in the Buddha, Dharma, and Saṅgha; (2) 信地 belief, or the faith-root; (3) 信法地 belief in the four truths; (4) 内凡夫地 ordinary disciples who observe the 五停心觀, etc.; (5) 學信戒 those who pursue the 三學 three studies; (6) 八人忍地 the stage of 見道 seeing the true Way; (7) 須陀洹地 śrota-āpanna, now definitely in the stream and assured of nirvāṇa; (8) 斯陀含地 sakrdāgāmin, only one more rebirth; (9) 阿那含地 anāgāmin, no rebirth; and (10) 阿羅漢地 arhatship. IV. The ten stages of the pratyekabuddha 緣覺乘十地 are (1) perfect asceticism; (2) mastery of the twelve links of causation; (3) of the four noble truths; (4) of the deeper knowledge; (5) of the eightfold noble path; (6) of the three realms 三法界; (7) of the nirvāṇa state; (8) of the six supernatural powers; (9) arrival at the intuitive stage; (10) mastery of the remaining influence of former habits. V. 佛乘十地 The ten stages, or characteristics of a Buddha, are those of the sovereign or perfect attainment of wisdom, exposition, discrimination, māra-subjugation, suppression of evil, the six transcendent faculties, manifestation of all bodhisattva enlightenment, powers of prediction, of adaptability, of powers to reveal the bodhisattva Truth. VI. The Shingon has its own elaborate ten stages, and also a group 十地十心, see 十心; and there are other groups.


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shí dé
    shi2 de2
shih te
The ten virtues, powers, or qualities, of which there are several groups, e.g. in the 華嚴經,十地品 there are 法師十德 the ten virtues of a teacher of the Law, i.e. he should be well versed in its meaning; able widely to publish it; not be nervous before an audience; be untiring in argument; adaptable; orderly so that his teaching can be easily followed; serious and dignified; bold and zealous; unwearied; and enduring (able to bear insult, etc.). The 弟子十德 ten virtues or qualities of a disciple according to the 大日經疏 4, are faith; sincerity; devotion to the trikāya; (seeking the) adornment of true wisdom; perseverance; moral purity; patience (or bearing shame); generosity in giving; courage; resoluteness.


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(noun, transitive verb) enduring (hardships, inconveniences, etc.); tolerating; accepting


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shòu zuì
    shou4 zui4
shou tsui
to endure; to suffer; hardships; torments; a hard time; a nuisance


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kě kān
    ke3 kan1
k`o k`an
    ko kan
how can one endure?; to be able to endure



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dān bǎi
    dan1 bai3
tan pai
simple pendulum (physics)



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gù qióng
    gu4 qiong2
ku ch`iung
    ku chiung
to endure poverty stoically



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guó zuò
    guo2 zuo4
kuo tso
the period over which a dynasty or nation endures


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(v5r,vi) (kana only) to bear (often adds emphasis); to endure


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kān rěn
    kan1 ren3
k`an jen
    kan jen
(noun/participle) (1) patience; patient endurance; forbearance; tolerance; (2) forgiveness; pardon
sahā; to bear, patiently endure.


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suō pó
    suo1 po2
so p`o
    so po
 shaba; shaba
    しゃば; シャバ
(1) this world; this life; (2) (kana only) (colloquialism) the free world (outside of prison, the army, red light district, etc.); (3) {Buddh} this corrupt world; present world
sahā; that which bears, the earth, v. 地; intp. as bearing, enduring; the place of good and evil; a universe, or great chiliocosm, Where all are subject to transmigration and which a Buddha transforms; it is divided into three regions 三界 and Mahābrahmā Sahāmpati is its lord. Other forms: 娑婆世界; 娑界; 娑媻; 娑訶; 沙訶; 索訶.


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jí rěn
    ji2 ren3
chi jen
Calmness and endurance, quiet patience.


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 kanshou / kansho
(1) winter pine; pine tree that endures the cold of winter; (2) person who does not waver from their own principles; (surname) Kanmatsu



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hòu fù
    hou4 fu4
hou fu
attachment; appendix; addendum


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(v5b,vi) (1) to conceal oneself; to hide; (transitive verb) (2) to endure; to bear; to stand; to put up with


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rěn shòu
    ren3 shou4
jen shou
to bear; to endure
(noun/participle) enduring and accepting; submitting (to)


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rěn tǔ
    ren3 tu3
jen t`u
    jen tu
The place of patience or endurance, this world.



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rěn chǐ
    ren3 chi3
jen ch`ih
    jen chih
to endure humiliation


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rěn jiè
    ren3 jie4
jen chieh
sahā, or sahāloka, or sahālokadhātu. The universe of persons subject to transmigration, the universe of endurance.


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(n,vs,vi) endurance; stoicism


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(n,vs,vt,vi) continuation; persisting; lasting; sustaining; enduring



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ái è
    ai2 e4
ai o
to go hungry; to endure starvation; famished



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zhèn dòng
    zhen4 dong4
chen tung
 shindou / shindo
to vibrate; to shake; vibration
(n,vs,vi) oscillation; vibration; swing (e.g. of a pendulum)
shakes, trembles


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pendulum; (female given name) Furiko



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bǎi zhōng
    bai3 zhong1
pai chung
pendulum clock



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qiáo liáng
    qiao2 liang2
ch`iao liang
    chiao liang
 kyouryou / kyoryo
bridge (lit. and fig.)
A bridge, trampled on by all but patiently bearing them, a synonym for patience, endurance.


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(1) root (of a tooth); (2) dedendum


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yǒng cún
    yong3 cun2
yung ts`un
    yung tsun
 eison; eizon / eson; ezon
    えいそん; えいぞん
everlasting; to endure forever
(noun/participle) durability; permanence; perpetuity


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yìng tǐng
    ying4 ting3
ying t`ing
    ying ting
to endure with all one's will; to hold out; rigid; stiff



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mó liàn
    mo2 lian4
mo lien
to temper oneself; to steel oneself; self-discipline; endurance


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jīn shòu
    jin1 shou4
chin shou
to stand; to endure



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jīng shòu
    jing1 shou4
ching shou
to undergo (hardship); to endure; to withstand



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xù zēng
    xu4 zeng1
hsü tseng
addition; appendix; addendum


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chàn dǐ
    chan4 di3
ch`an ti
    chan ti
(or羼提) kṣānti, patience, forbearance, enduring shame, one of the six pāramitās.


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nài jiǔ
    nai4 jiu3
nai chiu
 taikyuu / taikyu
durable; long-lasting
endurance; persistence


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nài shòu
    nai4 shou4
nai shou
to tolerate; endurance


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yāo gǔ
    yao1 gu3
yao ku
lumbar vertebrae
(1) hipbone; innominate bone; (2) fortitude; perseverance; endurance; persistence


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kǔ áo
    ku3 ao2
k`u ao
    ku ao
to endure (years of suffering)


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rú tòng
    ru2 tong4
ju t`ung
    ju tung
to endure (suffering or sorrow)



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yǐ zú
    yi3 zu2
i tsu
"ant tribe", college graduates who endure cramped living conditions while trying to develop a career
(noun/participle) university graduate who has failed to find a high-paying job


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jiā shā
    jia1 sha1
chia sha
kasaya (robe of a Buddhist monk or nun) (loanword from Sanskrit)
(1) {Buddh} kasaya; monk's stole; (2) (abbreviation) (See 袈裟懸け・1) wearing an article of clothing in the same manner as a kasaya (i.e. draped over one shoulder); (female given name) Kesa
kaṣāya, the monk's robe, or cassock. The word is intp. as decayed, impure (in colour), dyed, not of primary colour, so as to distinguish it from the normal white dress of the people. The patch-robe, v. 二十五條. A dyed robe 'of a colour composed of red and yellow' (M. W. ); it has a number of poetic names, e. g. robe of patience, or endurance. Also 迦沙曳 (迦邏沙曳).


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 hosei / hose
(noun, transitive verb) correction; revision; compensation (e.g. to a pendulum)


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bǔ yí
    bu3 yi2
pu i
supplement; addendum; appendix


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(See 赤っ恥) great shame (endured in the public eye); deep embarrassment; profound humiliation; utter disgrace


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 shinbou / shinbo
(noun/participle) patience; endurance


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 shinbou / shinbo
(ateji / phonetic) (noun/participle) patience; endurance


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zhuī jiā
    zhui1 jia1
chui chia
to add something extra; an additional increment; addendum; to append; an additional posomethingumous title
(n,vs,vt,adj-no) addition; supplement; appending; appendix



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zhuī bǔ
    zhui1 bu3
chui pu
a supplement; additional budget
(n,adj-no,vs,vt) supplement; appendix; addendum


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(noun, transitive verb) postscript; addendum


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zāo wēn
    zao1 wen1
tsao wen
to suffer from a plague; to endure a misfortune; a plague on him!


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zāo zuì
    zao1 zui4
tsao tsui
to endure hardship; to suffer



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zhōng bǎi
    zhong1 bai3
chung pai



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cháng cún
    chang2 cun2
ch`ang ts`un
    chang tsun
to last for a long time; to endure; to exist forever



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cháng qíng
    chang2 qing2
ch`ang ch`ing
    chang ching
to have an enduring and faithful love for sb or something


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(n,vs,vi) (1) patience; endurance; (2) (colloquialism) undercover ninja; embedded ninja



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yǐn rěn
    yin3 ren3
yin jen
to bear patiently; to endure silently; to forbear



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shuāng bǎi
    shuang1 bai3
shuang pai
double pendulum (math.)



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nán dāng
    nan2 dang1
nan tang
hard to endure (hot weather, itchiness etc)



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shùn rěn
    shun4 ren3
shun jen
(given name) Junnin
The third of the five bodhisattva stages of endurance, i.e. from the fourth to sixth stage.



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bǎo shòu
    bao3 shou4
pao shou
to endure; to suffer; to be subjected to


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 shimotsukesou / shimotsukeso
(kana only) meadowsweet (Filipendula multijuga)

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This page contains 100 results for "Endu" in Chinese and/or Japanese.

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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

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 1,007,753 Japanese, Chinese, and Buddhist characters, words, idioms, names, placenames, 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.

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Japanese Kanji Dictionary

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Chinese Words Dictionary

Chinese Language Dictionary

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