修行

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

修行

  1. cultivation of one's spiritual virtues
  2. practice of Buddhism or Taoism

Verb[edit]

修行

  1. to cultivate one's spiritual virtues
  2. to practise Buddhism or Taoism

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゅ
Grade: 5
ぎょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

修行 (hiragana しゅぎょう, romaji shugyō)

  1. training
     (きび)しい修行 (しゅぎょう) (はげ)んだ。
    kibishii shugyō ni hagenda.
    We were training hard.
  2. (Buddhism) ascetic practices

Verb[edit]

修行 + する (hiragana しゅぎょうする, romaji shugyō suru)

  1. train
  2. (Buddhism) undergo ascetic training

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.