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There are 27 total results for your shinku search.

Characters Pronunciation
Simple Dictionary Definition


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zhēn kōng miào yǒu / zhen1 kong1 miao4 you3
chen k`ung miao yu / chen kung miao yu
 shinkū myōu
The true void is the mysteriously existing; truly void, or immaterial, yet transcendentally existing; true emptiness is marvelous existence


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xìn gǔ / xin4 gu3
hsin ku
The drum or stimulant of faith; drum of faith


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xīn kǒu / xin1 kou3
hsin k`ou / hsin kou
pit of the stomach; solar plexus; words and thoughts
to mind and mouth


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xīn gòu / xin1 gou4
hsin kou
The impurities of the mind, i. e. 煩惱 passion and delusion; the two phrases are used as synonyms; mental pollution


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xīn kōng / xin1 kong1
hsin k`ung / hsin kung
 shinkū / しんくう
(given name) Shinkuu
Mind-space, or mind spaciousness, mind holding all things, hence like space; also, the emptied mind, kenosis; to mind is empty


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 shinku / しんく (female given name) Shinku


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xīn kǔ / xin1 ku3
hsin k`u / hsin ku
mental suffering


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 shinku / しんく (surname) Shinku


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 shinku / しんく (female given name) Shinku


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zhēn kōng / zhen1 kong1
chen k`ung / chen kung
 shinkuu / shinku / しんくう
(noun or adjectival noun) vacuum; hollow; empty; (female given name) Misora


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shēn kǒu / shen1 kou3
shen k`ou / shen kou
bodily and verbal (activity)


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shēn kǔ / shen1 ku3
shen k`u / shen ku
physical suffering


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xīn kǔ / xin1 ku3
hsin k`u / hsin ku
 shinku / しんく
exhausting; hard; tough; arduous; to work hard; to go to a lot of trouble; hardship(s)
(noun/participle) hardship; toil; trouble



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zhēn kǒng / zhen1 kong3
chen k`ung / chen kung
 shinku / みぞ
(out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (1) eye of a needle; (2) hole
A needle's eye: it is as difficult to be reborn as a man as it is to thread a needle on earth by throwing the thread at it from the sky; eye of a needle


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 shinku / シンク (noun/participle) think



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zhēn kǒu guǐ / zhen1 kou3 gui3
chen k`ou kuei / chen kou kuei
 shinku ki
Needle-mouth ghosts, with mouths so small that they cannot satisfy their hunger or thirst; needle-mouth ghosts



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sān zhǒng xīn kǔ / san1 zhong3 xin1 ku3
san chung hsin k`u / san chung hsin ku
 sanshu shinku
The three kinds of mental distress: desire, anger, stupidity, idem 三毒; three kinds of mental suffering



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sān zhǒng shēn kǔ / san1 zhong3 shen1 ku3
san chung shen k`u / san chung shen ku
 sanshu shinku
The three duḥkha or afflictions of the body — old age, sickness, death; three afflictions of the body


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bā dà xīn kǔ / ba1 da4 xin1 ku3
pa ta hsin k`u / pa ta hsin ku
 hachidai shinku
idem 八苦; eight kinds of great bitter suffering


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 shinku;shinkou(深紅) / shinku;shinko(深紅) / しんく;しんこう(深紅) deep crimson


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 shinku tanku / シンク・タンク think tank


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 hiito shinku / hito shinku / ヒート・シンク (computer terminology) heat sink


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 shinku tankaa / shinku tanka / シンク・タンカー think tanker



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xīn gòu zhòng shēng gòu xīn jìng zhòng shēng jìng / xin1 gou4 zhong4 sheng1 gou4 xin1 jing4 zhong4 sheng1 jing4
hsin kou chung sheng kou hsin ching chung sheng ching
 shinku shushō ku shinjō shushō jō
when the mind is soiled, O monks, sentient beings are soiled; when the mind is purified, sentient beings are also purified


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 hiitoshinku;hiito shinku / hitoshinku;hito shinku / ヒートシンク;ヒート・シンク {comp} heat sink


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 shinkutankaa;shinku tankaa / shinkutanka;shinku tanka / シンクタンカー;シンク・タンカー think tanker


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 shinkutanku(p);shinku tanku / シンクタンク(P);シンク・タンク think tank

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

This page contains 27 results for "shinku" 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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