來世

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Chinese[edit]

to come
 
life; age; generation; era; world; lifetime
trad. (來世)
simp. (来世)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

來世

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

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
らい
Jinmeiyō

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

來世 ‎(kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 来世, hiragana らいせ, romaji raise)

  1. Kyūjitai spelling of 来世: (Buddhism) the hereafter, the next world after death
    • 1949, 永井隆, この子を殘して:
      來世 (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.