曼陀羅

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (曼陀羅)
simp. (曼陀罗)
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1 1/1
Initial () (4) (7) (37)
Final () (62) (94) (94)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open Open
Division () I I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muɑn/ /dɑ/ /lɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/mʷɑn/ /dɑ/ /lɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/muɑn/ /dɑ/ /lɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mwan/ /da/ /la/
Li
Rong
/muɑn/ /dɑ/ /lɑ/
Wang
Li
/muɑn/ /dɑ/ /lɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muɑn/ /dʱɑ/ /lɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mán tuó luó

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मान्दार (māndāra, māndāra flower, one of the four kinds of flowers said to bloom in heaven in Buddhism).

Noun[edit]

曼陀羅

  1. (, ) jimsonweed; Devil's snare (Datura stramonium)

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

曼陀羅

  1. Alternative term for 曼荼羅曼荼罗 (màntúluó, “mandala”).

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (曼陀羅):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まん
Hyōgaiji

Jinmeiyō

Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

The kanji is ateji (当て字), from Chinese 曼陀羅.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

曼陀羅 (hiragana まんだら, rōmaji mandara)

  1. Alternative spelling of 曼荼羅 (mandala)