どうじょう

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

/daudyau/ → /doːdyoː/ → /doːzyoː/. Translation of Sanskrit bodhimaṇḍa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

どうじょう (romaji dōjō, historical hiragana だうちゃう)

  1. the place where the Buddha reached enlightenment
  2. a place for doing Buddhist training
  3. a temple
  4. (martial arts) a place where martial arts are practiced; a dojo