坐禅

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See also: 坐禪

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 坐禪 (“to sit in meditation”).
(This term, 坐禅, is the simplified form of 坐禪.)
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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
ぜん
Grade: S
goon

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese compound 坐禪 (MC d͡zuɑX d͡ʑiᴇn). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

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Noun[edit]

坐禅 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 坐禪, hiragana ざぜん, rōmaji zazen)

  1. (Buddhism) a form of sitting meditation in Zen Buddhism

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN