法王

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほう
Grade: 4
おう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

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  • (file)

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法王 (hiragana ほうおう, romaji hōō, historical hiragana ほふわう)

  1. (historical) (also rendered as 法皇) Ex-emperor and monk; Ex-emperor in cloister who is also in Buddhist priesthood.
  2. (Christianity) pope

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法王 (hiragana ほうおう, romaji -hōō, historical hiragana ほふわう)

  1. (religion) a religious Leader (Lit. "King of the Law (Dharma)")
    • ダライ・ラマ法王
      ダライ・ラマほうおう
      darai rama hōō
      His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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