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Restoration to Good Health

píng fù
byou fuku
Restoration to Good Health Scroll

This Chinese and Japanese title means "to be cured", "to be healed", "restoration to health", or "recovery from illness".

In some context, it can mean "to pacify" or "to calm down".

Resilience / Restoration / Recovery

huī fù lì
Resilience / Restoration / Recovery Scroll

This title suggests having the power to recover, restore, rehabilitate. This can refer to yourself, someone else, or even to something, like rehabilitating a burned forest. 恢復力 is the essence of resilience in life.

The first two characters are a word that means to reinstate, to resume, to restore, to recover, to regain, to rehabilitate, restoration, rehabilitation, recovery, return, improvement, recovery (from an illness), recuperation, or convalescence.

The last character means strength or power.

See Also:  Tenacity | Perseverance

Retro / Old School

fù gǔ
Retro / Old School Scroll

The meaning of this title can vary depending on context. It used to just mean a return to the old ways.

It can also mean, "to turn back the clock", "retro" (fashion style based on nostalgia, esp. for 1960s), "revival", or "restoration".

The return to "the old ways" was also an aspiration of Confucius about 2500 years ago. This proves that "going retro" or "old school" has been cool since at least 500 B.C.


huī fù
Rehabilitation Scroll

恢復 is a Chinese and Japanese word that means rehabilitation.

Other definitions include to reinstate, to restore, to recover, to regain, to rehabilitate, restoration, recovery (from an illness), return, or recuperation.

Rehabilitation / Rebirth

gēng shēng
kousei / kose
Rehabilitation / Rebirth Scroll

更生 is a Chinese, Korean and Japanese word that means rebirth or resurrection.

Other definitions include reinvigorated, rejuvenated, a new lease of life, rehabilitation, remaking one's life, starting life anew, regeneration, reorganization, rebuilding, recovery, restoration, remaking, coming back to life, revival, or resuscitation.

These search terms might bear more fruit: Re-Birth / Renaissance | Resurrection / Re-Birth | Return From Death’s Door

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If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Simple Dictionary Definition



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píng fù
    ping2 fu4
p`ing fu
    ping fu
 heifuku / hefuku
Rehabilitation / Rebirth Scroll
to pacify; to calm down; to be cured; to be healed
(noun/participle) restoration to health
recovery from illness



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fù gǔ
    fu4 gu3
fu ku
Rehabilitation / Rebirth Scroll
to return to old ways (a Confucian aspiration); to turn back the clock; neoclassical school during Tang and Song associated with classical writing 古文; retro (fashion style based on nostalgia, esp. for 1960s)
(n,vs,vt,vi,adj-no) revival; restoration



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fù huó
    fu4 huo2
fu huo
Rehabilitation / Rebirth Scroll
to revive; (lit. and fig.) to come back to life; (religion) resurrection
(n,vs,adj-no) (1) revival (e.g. musical); come-back; (n,vs,adj-no) (2) restoration; rebirth; resurrection
To live again, return to life; revived



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huī fù
    hui1 fu4
hui fu
Rehabilitation / Rebirth Scroll
to reinstate; to resume; to restore; to recover; to regain; to rehabilitate
(noun/participle) (1) restoration; rehabilitation; recovery; return; replevin; improvement; (2) recovery (from an illness); recuperation; convalescence


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gēng shēng
    geng1 sheng1
keng sheng
Rehabilitation / Rebirth Scroll
resurrection; rebirth; reinvigorated; rejuvenated; a new lease of life
(noun/participle) (1) rehabilitation; remaking one's life; starting life anew; (noun/participle) (2) rebirth; regeneration; reorganization; rebuilding; recovery; restoration; remaking; (noun/participle) (3) coming back to life; revival; resuscitation; (given name) Tsugio


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(n,vs,vt,vi) complete change; reform; restoration; remodeling; remodelling; renewal; (surname) Itsushin


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(See 維新の三傑) three great people (e.g. of the Meiji Restoration)


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sān shēn
    san1 shen1
san shen
 sanjin; sanshin
    さんじん; さんしん
{Buddh} trikaya (three bodies of the Buddha); (surname) Sanmi
trikāya. 三寶身 The threefold body or nature of a Buddha, i.e. the 法, 報, and 化身, or dharmakāya, sambhogakāya, and nirmāṇakāya. The three are defined as 自性, 受用, and 變化, the Buddha-body per se, or in its essential nature; his body of bliss, which he "receives" for his own "use" and enjoyment; and his body of transformation, by which he can appear in any form; i.e. spiritual, or essential; glorified; revealed. While the doctrine of the trikāya is a Mahāyāna concept, it partly results from the Hīnayāna idealization of the earthly Buddha with his thirty-two signs, eighty physical marks, clairvoyance, clairaudience, holiness, purity, wisdom, pity, etc. Mahāyāna, however, proceeded to conceive of Buddha as the Universal, the All, with infinity of forms, yet above all our concepts of unity or diversity. To every Buddha Mahāyāna attributed a three-fold body: that of essential Buddha; that of joy or enjoyment of the fruits of his past saving labours; that of power to transform himself at will to any shape for omnipresent salvation of those who need him. The trinity finds different methods of expression, e.g. Vairocana is entitled 法身, the embodiment of the Law, shining everywhere, enlightening all; Locana is 報身; c.f. 三賓, the embodiment of purity and bliss; Śākyamuni is 化身 or Buddha revealed. In the esoteric sect they are 法 Vairocana, 報 Amitābha, and 化 Śākyamuni. The 三賓 are also 法 dharma, 報 saṅgha, 化 buddha. Nevertheless, the three are considered as a trinity, the three being essentially one, each in the other. (1) 法身 Dharmakāya in its earliest conception was that of the body of the dharma, or truth, as preached by Śākyamuni; later it became his mind or soul in contrast with his material body. In Mādhyamika, the dharmakāya was the only reality, i.e. the void, or the immateria1, the ground of all phenomena; in other words, the 眞如 the tathāgatagarbha, the bhūtatathatā. According to the Huayan (Kegon) School it is the 理or noumenon, while the other two are氣or phenomenal aspects. "For the Vijñānavāda... the body of the law as highest reality is the void intelligence, whose infection (saṃkleҫa) results in the process of birth and death, whilst its purification brings about Nirvāṇa, or its restoration to its primitive transparence" (Keith). The "body of the law is the true reality of everything". Nevertheless, in Mahāyāna every Buddha has his own 法身; e.g. in the dharmakāya aspect we have the designation Amitābha, who in his saṃbhogakāya aspect is styled Amitāyus. (2) 報身Sambhogakāya, a Buddha's reward body, or body of enjoyment of the merits he attained as a bodhisattva; in other words, a Buddha in glory in his heaven. This is the form of Buddha as an object of worship. It is defined in two aspects, (a) 自受用身 for his own bliss, and (b) 他受用身 for the sake of others, revealing himself in his glory to bodhisattvas, enlightening and inspiring them. By wisdom a Buddha's dharmakāya is attained, by bodhisattva-merits his saṃbhogakāya. Not only has every Buddha all the three bodies or aspects, but as all men are of the same essence, or nature, as Buddhas, they are therefore potential Buddhas and are in and of the trikāya. Moreover, trikāya is not divided, for a Buddha in his 化身 is still one with his 法身 and 報身, all three bodies being co-existent. (3) 化身; 應身; 應化身 nirmāṇakāya, a Buddha's transformation, or miraculous body, in which he appears at will and in any form outside his heaven, e.g. as Śākyamuni among men; three bodies [of the Buddha]



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zhōng xīng
    zhong1 xing1
chung hsing
 chuukou / chuko
resurgence; recovery; restoration
(noun, transitive verb) restoration; revival; resurgence; (place-name, surname) Nakaoki



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xiū fù
    xiu1 fu4
hsiu fu
 shuufuku / shufuku
to restore; to renovate; restoration; (computing) to fix (a bug)
(n,vs,adj-no) restoration; repair; mending



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xiū zhù
    xiu1 zhu4
hsiu chu
 shuuchiku / shuchiku
to build
(noun, transitive verb) repair; renovation; restoration


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 shuufuku / shufuku
(out-dated kanji) (n,vs,adj-no) restoration; repair; mending



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guāng fù
    guang1 fu4
kuang fu
 koufuku / kofuku
to recover (territory or power); the liberation of Taiwan from Japanese rule in 1945
restoration of independence (esp. Korea, China, etc.); (personal name) Kōfuku


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(noun, transitive verb) restoration


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zài shēng
    zai4 sheng1
tsai sheng
 saisei / saise
to be reborn; to regenerate; to be a second so-and-so (famous dead person); recycling; regeneration
(n,vs,vt,vi) (1) restoration to life; coming to life again; resuscitation; regeneration; (n,vs,vi) (2) reformation; rehabilitation; (noun, transitive verb) (3) recycling; reclamation; recovery; (noun, transitive verb) (4) playback; regeneration (of video or sound); views (of an online video); (n,vs,vt,vi) (5) {biol} regeneration (of lost or damage tissue); regrowth; (noun, transitive verb) (6) rebirth; reincarnation; (n,vs,vt,vi) (7) {psych} recall (memory); retrieval


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 saikou / saiko
(n,vs,vt,vi) revival; restoration; resuscitation


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zài qǐ
    zai4 qi3
tsai ch`i
    tsai chi
to arise again; to make a comeback; resurgence
(n,vs,vi) comeback; recovery; restoration; rally; (surname, given name) Saiki


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zài zào
    zai4 zao4
tsai tsao
 saizou / saizo
to give a new lease of life; to reconstruct; to reform; to rework; to recycle; to reproduce (copies, or offspring); restoration; restructuring
(given name) Saizou


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aged paste; microbially fermented weak adhesive for restoration of Japanese works of art on paper



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huí fù
    hui2 fu4
hui fu
to reply; to recover; to return (to a previous condition); Re: in reply to (email)
(noun/participle) (1) restoration; rehabilitation; recovery; return; replevin; improvement; (2) recovery (from an illness); recuperation; convalescence


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(n,vs,vi) (1) belonging; ascription; attribution; imputation; possession; jurisdiction; (n,vs,vi) (2) reversion; return; restoration



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zhāng xūn
    zhang1 xun1
chang hsün
Zhang Xun (1854-1923), Qing loyalist general who attempted to restore the abdicated emperor Puyi 溥儀|溥仪[Pu3 yi2] to the throne in the Manchu Restoration of 1917 張勳復辟|张勋复辟[Zhang1 Xun1 Fu4 bi4]



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fù jiāo
    fu4 jiao1
fu chiao
 fukkou / fukko
to reopen diplomatic relations
(noun/participle) restoration of diplomatic relations



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fù wèi
    fu4 wei4
fu wei
to restore sb or something to its original position; to regain the throne; to reset (a dislocated joint, an electronic device etc); reset
(noun/participle) restoration; reinstatement



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fù yuán
    fu4 yuan2
fu yüan
variant of 復原|复原[fu4 yuan2]
(noun/participle) restoration (to original state); reconstruction



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fù yuán
    fu4 yuan2
fu yüan
to restore (something) to (its) former condition; to recover from illness; recovery
(noun/participle) restoration (to original state); reconstruction; (surname) Fukuhara


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 fukkyuu(p); fukukyuu / fukkyu(p); fukukyu
    ふっきゅう(P); ふくきゅう
(n,vs,vt,vi,adj-no) restoration; restitution; rehabilitation


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 fukken(p); fukuken
    ふっけん(P); ふくけん
(noun/participle) rehabilitation; reinstatement; restoration of rights



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fù xīng
    fu4 xing1
fu hsing
 fukkou / fukko
to revive; to rejuvenate
(n,vs,vt,vi) revival; reconstruction; restoration; rebuilding; recovery; renaissance



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fù bì
    fu4 bi4
fu pi
to recover one's power or authority; restoration (of a past regime)
(n,vs,vi) restoration (of an abdicated ruler)
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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
Restoration to Good Health平復
byou fuku / byoufuku / byo fukupíng fù / ping2 fu4 / ping fu / pingfup`ing fu / pingfu / ping fu
huī fù lì
hui1 fu4 li4
hui fu li
Old School
fukko / fukofù gǔ / fu4 gu3 / fu gu / fugufu ku / fuku
kaifukuhuī fù / hui1 fu4 / hui fu / huifu
更生kousei / kose
kosei / kose
gēng shēng
geng1 sheng1
geng sheng
keng sheng
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

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