仏陀

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぶつ > ぶっ
Grade: 5

Jinmeiyō
Irregular
Kanji in this term
ぶつ
Grade: 5

Jinmeiyō
on'yomi
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 仏陀 on Japanese Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Pali buddha or borrowing from Sanskrit बुद्ध (buddha). The kanji is ateji (当て字), from Chinese 佛陀.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

仏陀 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 佛陀, hiragana ぶつだ, rōmaji Butsuda) (alternative reading katakana ブッダ, romaji Budda)

  1. (Buddhism) Buddha
    • 2008 July 16, Nakamura, Hikaru, “最聖珍道中 [The Ultimate Holy Journey]”, in セイント☆おにいさん [Saint☆Young Men], volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), 6th edition, Tokyo: Kodansha:
      目覚めた人 ブッダ 神の子 イエス 言わずと知れた仏教とキリスト教の祖である
      Mezameta Hito Budda Kami no Ko Iesu Iwaze to shireta Bukkyō to Kirisuto-kyō no so de aru
      Buddha, the Enlightened. Jesus, Son of God. They are widely regarded as the founders of Buddhism and Christianity, respectively.

Noun[edit]

仏陀 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 佛陀, hiragana ぶつだ, rōmaji Butsuda) (alternative reading katakana ブッダ, romaji Budda)

  1. (Buddhism) a Buddha