ほうしょう

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Japanese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ほうしょう (-na inflection, romaji hōshō)

  1. 放縦: selfish, self-centered, willful

Noun[edit]

ほうしょう (romaji hōshō)

  1. 保障: (usually read ほしょう (hoshō)) security, protection
  2. 報償: compensation, recompense
  3. 報奨: a bonus, an incentive
  4. 報障: (Buddhism) one of the "Three Obstacles" in Buddhist thought: the obstacle of retribution, caused by negative karmic effects
  5. 奉唱: respectful chanting, as of a sutra or prayer
  6. 奉承: respectful listening; respectful compliance
  7. 奉詔: acceptance of an imperial decree
  8. 奉頌: respectful admiration of a good deed
  9. 放笑: sudden loud laughter
  10. 法性: (usually read ほっしょう (hosshō)) (Buddhism) the essence or inherent nature of reality
  11. 法相: alternate for 法務大臣 (Hōmu Daijin): the Minister of Justice; (Buddhism) one's awareness or consciousness of reality
  12. 芳樟: a variety of Cinnamomum camphora, native to and cultivated in Taiwan
  13. 褒称: applause, overt admiration
  14. 褒章: an honour bestowed by the emperor on a high-ranking priest; an award or medal of honour awarded for some notable deed
  15. 褒賞: a prize, a reward, an award
  16. 鳳詔: an imperial edict, message, or proclamation
  17. 鳳笙: (music) an epithet for (shō, the sho, a musical instrument)
  18. 堡礁: a barrier reef, a type of coral reef

Proper noun[edit]

ほうしょう (romaji Hōshō)

  1. 宝生: short for 宝生如来 (Hōshō Nyorai): Ratnasambhava, one of the Five Meditation Buddhas; short for 宝生座 (Hōshō-za), one of the four (za, guilds) for 猿楽 (sarugaku, the precursor to modern Noh) entertainment in the 11th-14th centuries; short for 宝生流 (Hōshō-ryū), a style of Noh that developed from the style used by the 宝生座 (Hōshō-za)

Verb[edit]

ほうしょう + する (romaji hōshō suru)

  1. 保障: (usually read ほしょう (hoshō)) to keep something secure, to protect something
  2. 報償: to compensate someone for something, to give recompense
  3. 報奨: to give someone a bonus, to award someone an incentive
  4. 奉唱: to chant respectfully, as a sutra or prayer
  5. 奉承: to listen respectfully; to comply respectfully
  6. 奉詔: to accept an imperial decree
  7. 奉頌: to admire a good deed respectfully
  8. 放笑: to laugh suddenly and loudly
  9. 褒称: to applaud, to admire overtly