在家

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Chinese[edit]

 
(located) at; in; exist; (before verbs) immediately involved in; right in the middle of doing
 
home; family; ‑ist; ‑er; ‑ian; measure word for stores and schools
simp. and trad.
(在家)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

在家

  1. to be at home
  2. to be at work
  3. (Buddhism) to lead a secular life

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (lead a secular life): 出家 (chūjiā)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Noun[edit]

在家 (hiragana ざいけ, rōmaji zaike)

  1. the title of followers of Buddhism (or, historically, of Gautama Buddha) who are not monks, nuns, or novice monastics in a Buddhist order, and who undertake certain vows