剎那

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See also: 刹那

Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (剎那)
simp. (刹那)

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit क्षण (kṣaṇa).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: saat3 no4 - rare.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/3
Initial () (19) (8)
Final () (71) (94)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () II I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ʃʰˠat̚/ /nɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈ͡ʂʰᵚat̚/ /nɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ʃʰɐt̚/ /nɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈ͡ʂʰaɨt̚/ /na/
Li
Rong
/t͡ʃʰat̚/ /nɑ/
Wang
Li
/t͡ʃʰat̚/ /nɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʈ͡ʂʰăt̚/ /nɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
cha nuó

Noun[edit]

剎那

  1. (originally Buddhism) instant; moment; split-second

Usage notes[edit]

A Standard Dictionary of Current Chinese (现代汉语规范词典) proscribes the use of the pronunciation shà in 剎那.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (剎那):