来世

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
らい
Grade: 2

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

来世 (hiragana らいせ, romaji raise)

  1. (Buddhism) the hereafter, the next world after death
    • 1949, 永井隆, この子を残して:
      来世 (らいせ)はこの ()時間 (じかん)延長 (えんちょう)ではない。
      Raise wa kono yo no jikan no enchō de wa nai.
      The next world is not an extension of our time in this one.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 來世

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin láishì
Zhuyin ㄌㄞˊ ㄕˋ
IPA (key) /laɪ̯³⁵ ʂʐ̩⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

来世 (simplified, Pinyin láishì, traditional 來世)

  1. (Buddhism) the future world; the next world; the world to come; the afterlife