化身

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Chinese[edit]

 
to make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform
 
body; torso; person; life; status; pregnancy; (a measure word used for clothes) suit
simp. and trad.
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Etymology[edit]

Translation of Sanskrit निर्माणकाय (nirmāṇakāya, body of transformations). Tibetan equivalent is སྤྲུལ་སྐུ (sprul sku).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (32) (26)
Final () (99) (43)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () II III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hˠuaH/ /ɕiɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/hʷᵚaH/ /ɕin/
Shao
Rongfen
/xuaH/ /ɕjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hwaɨH/ /ɕin/
Li
Rong
/xuaH/ /ɕiĕn/
Wang
Li
/xwaH/ /ɕĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xwaH/ /ɕi̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huà shēn

Noun[edit]

化身

  1. (Buddhism) avatar; reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) living embodiment; reincarnation; personification
    現實生活勇氣化身 [MSC, trad.]
    现实生活勇气化身 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shì yī ge xiànshí shēnghuó zhōng yǒngqì de huàshēn. [Pinyin]
    He's the living embodiment of bravery.

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (化身):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
しん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 化身.

Noun[edit]

化身 (hiragana けしん, rōmaji keshin)

  1. (Buddhism) incarnation, reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) living embodiment, reincarnation
  3. (drama) in kabuki or other drama, appearing as a ghastly apparition

Verb[edit]

化身する (hiragana けしん, rōmaji keshin)

  1. to be incarnated

Conjugation[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

化身 (hwasin) (hangeul 화신)

  1. Hanja form? of 화신, “avatar, incarnation, reincarnation”.