曼荼羅

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See also: 曼荼罗

Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (曼荼羅)
simp. (曼荼罗)
alt. forms 曼陀羅曼陀罗
慢怛羅慢怛罗
滿拏囉满拏啰
曼達拉曼达拉
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Sanskrit मण्डल (maṇḍala, round; circular).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 3/3 1/1
Initial () (4) (11) (37)
Final () (62) (98) (94)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open Open
Division () I II I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muɑn/ /ɖˠa/ /lɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/mʷɑn/ /ɖᵚa/ /lɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/muɑn/ /ȡa/ /lɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mwan/ /ɖaɨ/ /la/
Li
Rong
/muɑn/ /ȡa/ /lɑ/
Wang
Li
/muɑn/ /ȡa/ /lɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muɑn/ /ȡʱa/ /lɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mán chá luó

Noun[edit]

曼荼羅

  1. (Buddhism, Hinduism) mandala

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まん
Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji

Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मण्डल (máṇḍala).

Noun[edit]

曼荼羅 (hiragana まんだら, rōmaji mandara)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) mandala