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Ronin / Masterless Samurai

làng rén
rou nin
Ronin / Masterless Samurai Scroll

The Ronin have no master - The most famous are the 47 ronin created after their Lord committed suicide. This term was not exactly a positive title for the Samurai of ancient Japan. However, in recent years, movies and video games have glorified the term Ronin.

In Chinese, this term has the original meaning of a hobo, vagabond or ruffian.
In Korean Hanja, these characters would be read as adventurer, wanderer, someone without a steady job, or someone who is wasting away time.

In modern Japan, this term is used as a nickname for a high school student who has failed a college entry exam (and is trying again).

In Chinese and Korean, the Japanese definition of "Masterless Samurai" is known because of the historical context, even in Japanese, the literal translation is closer to the Chinese and Korean definitions shown above.

This will make a fine wall scroll if you are a fan of the Ronin, or see yourself as a Ronin of sorts. However, please think twice before getting a Ronin tattoo!




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Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Ronin
Masterless Samurai
浪人rou nin / rounin / ro nin / roninlàng rén / lang4 ren2 / lang ren / langrenlang jen / langjen


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

浪人

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làng rén
    lang4 ren2
lang jen
 rounin / ronin
    ろうにん
Ronin / Masterless Samurai Scroll
vagrant; unemployed person; rōnin (wandering masterless samurai)
(n,vs,adj-no) (1) ronin; wandering samurai without a master to serve; (2) out of work; (3) waiting for another chance to enter a university; (given name) Rounin

仕官

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 shikan
    しかん
(noun/participle) (1) government service; entering government service; (noun/participle) (2) (See 浪人・1) (of a ronin) finding a new lord or master to serve

浪士

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 roushi / roshi
    ろうし
ronin; lordless samurai

牢人

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 rounin / ronin
    ろうにん
(n,vs,adj-no) ronin; wandering samurai without a master to serve

ろにん

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 ronin
    ろにん
(ik) (1) ronin; wandering samurai without a master to serve; (2) out of work; (3) waiting for another chance to enter a university

忠臣蔵

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 chuushingura / chushingura
    ちゅうしんぐら
(See 浄瑠璃) performance or narrative based on the story of the Forty-seven Rōnin (esp. the Kanadehon Chūshingura, an epic puppet play first performed in 1748); (personal name) Chuushingura

四十七士

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 shijuushichishi / shijushichishi
    しじゅうしちし
(product name) The 47 Ronin

赤穂浪士

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 akouroushi / akoroshi
    あこうろうし
(product name) The 47 Ronin

赤穂義士

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 akougishi / akogishi
    あこうぎし
(product name) The 47 Ronin

ろにん(ik)

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 ronin(ik)
    ろにん(ik)
(1) (misspelling of ろうにん) (See 浪人・1) ronin; wandering samurai without a master to serve; (2) (See 浪人・ろうにん・2) out of work; (3) (See 浪人・ろうにん・3) waiting for another chance to enter a university

Variations:
浪人(P)
牢人

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 rounin / ronin
    ろうにん
(noun/participle) (1) ronin; masterless samurai; (noun/participle) (2) (浪人 only) high school graduate waiting for another chance to enter university after having failed the yearly entrance examination; (3) (浪人 only) person out of work; jobless person; (4) (浪人 only) (archaism) (orig. meaning) wanderer; drifter

萬松老人評唱天童覺和尚頌古從容庵錄


万松老人评唱天童觉和尚颂古从容庵录

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wàn sōng lǎo rén píng chàng tiān tóng jué hé shàng sòng gǔ cóng róng ān lù
    wan4 song1 lao3 ren2 ping2 chang4 tian1 tong2 jue2 he2 shang4 song4 gu3 cong2 rong2 an1 lu4
wan sung lao jen p`ing ch`ang t`ien t`ung chüeh ho shang sung ku ts`ung jung an lu
    wan sung lao jen ping chang tien tung chüeh ho shang sung ku tsung jung an lu
 Manshō Rōnin Hyōshō Tendōkaku Washō juko Shōyō an roku
Wansong Laoren Pingchang Tiantongjue Heshang songgu Congrongan lu

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