奈落

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 3

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit नरक (naraka).

Noun[edit]

奈落 (hiragana ならく, romaji naraku)

  1. (Buddhism) Hell.
  2. Falling into hell.
  3. The absolute bottom, the last straw, the worst that something can become.
  4. (Theater) A theater basement, a trap cellar (under the stage).

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