修道院

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Chinese[edit]

to cultivate oneself according to a religious doctrine; to practice Daoism courtyard; institution
trad. (修道院) 修道
simp. #(修道院) 修道

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

修道院

  1. (Christianity) convent; monastery

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゅう
Grade: 5
どう
Grade: 2
いん
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 修道 (spiritual discipline) + (court or school)

Noun[edit]

(しゅう)(どう)(いん) (shūdōin

  1. (Catholicism) an abbey; a monastery; a cloister
    Synonym: 僧院