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dōng jīng
tou kyou
Tokyo Scroll

東京 is the Japanese and Chinese title for Tokyo, capital of Japan.

It is written the same in both languages but pronounced quite differently in Chinese.

Om Mani Padme Hum

Oṃ maṇi padme hūṃ
ǎn mó nǐ bō míng hǒu
on mani padomei un
Om Mani Padme Hum Scroll

This is one of the earliest and best known mantras in the Buddhist tradition.

It can be heard in temples from Tokyo to Tibet.

This mantra is an expression of the basic attitude of compassion. It translates literally as, "oṃ the jewel in the lotus hūṃ".

There are several titles and transliterations for this mantra, including, 六字大明呪 (Great 6-syllable mantra), 六字真言 (6-syllable Sanskrit mantra of Avalokiteshvara bodhisattva), 唵嘛呢叭咪吽, 唵嘛呢叭咪哞, and 唵嘛咪叭呢哞.
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怪獣 is a Japanese word for monster or "strange creature".

This usually refers to a genre of tokusatsu films. These films feature monsters that often attack Tokyo or fight with other monsters. The most internationally-famous of these is the Godzilla franchise of movies.

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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
tou kyou / toukyou / to kyo / tokyodōng jīng
dong1 jing1
dong jing
tung ching
Om Mani Padme Hum唵麼抳鉢訥銘吽
on mani padomei un
ǎn mó nǐ bō míng hǒu
an3 mo2 ni3 bo1 ne4 ming2 hou3
an mo ni bo ne ming hou
an mo ni po ne ming hou
Kaiju怪獣kaijuu / kaiju
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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If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Simple Dictionary Definition



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dōng jīng / dong1 jing1
tung ching
 toukyou(p);toukei(ok) / tokyo(p);toke(ok) / とうきょう(P);とうけい(ok)
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Tokyo, capital of Japan; Tonkin (northern Vietnam during the French colonial period)
Tokyo; (place-name) Luoyang, China


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 musashi / むさし
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Musashi (former province located in parts of present-day Tokyo, Kanagawa and Saitama prefectures); (surname) Muzou


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 kotohajime / ことはじめ
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(1) taking up a new line of work; the beginning of things; (2) starting the preparations for New Year's festivities (December 8 in Tokyo, December 13 in Kyoto); (3) resuming work after the New Year's vacation

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 ku / く (1) ward; borough; city (in Tokyo); (2) (See 郵便区) district (e.g. electoral); section; zone (e.g. postal); (personal name) Sakai

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/ du1
 to / と
capital city; metropolis
(1) (See 東京都) Metropolis (of Tokyo); (Tokyo) Metropolitan District; metropolitan prefecture; (counter) (2) counter for cities and towns; (3) (See 都・みやこ・1) capital; (female given name) Miyabi
Metropolis, imperial city or domain; a district, ward, territory. All; all


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 sanpu / さんぷ (obsolete) (See 府・1) three metropolitan prefectures (Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka); (surname) Mitsufu


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 nobori / のぼり (1) ascent; climbing; ascending (path); climb; (2) up-train (e.g. going to Tokyo); (noun - becomes adjective with の) (3) northward (towards Tokyo); (place-name) Nobori


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 joukyou / jokyo / じょうきょう (noun/participle) proceeding to the capital (Tokyo); (place-name) Kamigyou


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shàng yě / shang4 ye3
shang yeh
 kouzuke / kozuke / こうずけ
Ueno, district in Taitō Ward, Tokyo; Ueno (Japanese surname)
Kōzuke (former province located in present-day Gunma Prefecture); (place-name) Wano


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 kudari / くだり (1) down-train; train heading toward the ending point of its route; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (2) down-slope; downward going; (adj-no,n) (3) downbound (esp. away from Tokyo); (personal name) Sagari


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 shitamachi / したまち (1) low-lying part of a city (usu. containing shops, factories, etc.); (2) (See 山の手・2) Shitamachi (low-lying area of eastern Tokyo near Tokyo Bay, incl. Asakusa, Shitaya, Kanda, Fukugawa, Honjo, Nihonbashi, Kyobashi and surrounds); (place-name, surname) Shimomachi


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 shimousa / shimosa / しもうさ Shimōsa (former province located in parts of present-day Chiba, Ibaraki, Saitama and Tokyo prefectures); (place-name, surname) Shimofusa


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 gehan / げはん (noun/participle) proceeding from Tokyo to Osaka; (surname) Shimosaka


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 ryoukyou / ryokyo / りょうきょう the two capitals (e.g. Tokyo and Kyoto, Chang'an and Luoyang)


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 ryoukoku(p);ryougoku / ryokoku(p);ryogoku / りょうこく(P);りょうごく (1) both countries; (2) (りょうごく only) Ryōgoku (area of Tokyo); (place-name, surname) Ryougoku


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 keisei / kese / けいせい (c) Keisei (train line Tokyo-Narita)


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 keihin / kehin / けいひん Tokyo and Yokohama; (place-name) Tokyo-Yokohama


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 keiyou / keyo / けいよう Tokyo and Chiba; (place-name) Keiyou


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 shinetsu / しんえつ region on Japan Sea side of Japan west of Tokyo; Nagano and Niigata; (place-name, surname) Shin'etsu


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 kabutochou / kabutocho / かぶとちょう (place-name) Kabutocho (location of the Tokyo Stock Exchange)


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 nyuukyou / nyukyo / にゅうきょう (noun/participle) (See 退京) entering the capital; entering Tokyo


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pǐn chuān / pin3 chuan1
p`in ch`uan / pin chuan
 shinagawa / しながわ
Shinagawa River; Shinagawa district of Tokyo
(place-name, surname) Shinagawa


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 zaikyou / zaikyo / ざいきょう (n,vs,adj-no) being in the capital (i.e. Tokyo, or formerly Kyoto)


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 yamate / やまて (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) (See 海手) place near the mountains; (2) (See 山の手・1) hilly section of a city (e.g. Tokyo, Kobe, Yokohama); (place-name, surname) Yamanote (usual spelling)


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jù rén / ju4 ren2
chü jen
 kyojin / きょじん
(1) giant; great man; (2) (abbreviation) Tokyo Giants (baseball team); (female given name) Mito


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 kikyou / kikyo / ききょう (noun/participle) (1) returning to (one's home in) Tokyo; (noun/participle) (2) (orig. meaning) returning to (one's home in) the capital


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 fuken / ふけん prefectures (of Japan, excl. Tokyo and Hokkaido)


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xīn sù / xin1 su4
hsin su
 niijuku / nijuku / にいじゅく
Shinjuku, Tokyo
(place-name) Niijuku


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 shinbashi / しんばし Shinbashi (section of Tokyo); (surname) Nitsupashi


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 nobori / のぼり (1) ascent; climbing; ascending (path); climb; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (2) northward (towards Tokyo)

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