修行

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Chinese[edit]

 
to decorate; to embellish; to repair; to build; to study; to write; to cultivate
 
to go; to do; capable; all right; competent; OK; okay; to travel; temporary; to walk; will do; behavior; conduct; a row; profession; professional
simp. and trad.
(修行)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

修行

  1. to cultivate one's spiritual virtues; to train oneself; to work at self-improvement
  2. (religion) to practise Buddhism or Taoism

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (修行):

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, rōmaji shugyō)

  1. training
     (きび)しい (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, rōmaji shugyō)

  1. to train
  2. (Buddhism) to 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: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.