往生

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Chinese[edit]

 
toward; (of a train) bound for; to go (in a direction); past; previous; towards
 
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
simp. and trad.
(往生)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

往生

  1. (Buddhism) to be reborn; to live in paradise
  2. (euphemistic) to die

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

往生 (hiragana おうじょう, rōmaji ōjō)

  1. death, dying a happy death
  2. giving up a struggle, submission
  3. at one's wit's end' flummoxed