業火

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See also: 业火

Chinese[edit]

business; occupation; study
 
fire; angry; fierce; fiery; thriving
trad. (業火)
simp. (业火)

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Noun[edit]

業火

  1. (Buddhism) hellfire

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ごう
Grade: 3

Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Buddhist term, imported into Japanese when Buddhism was introduced to Japan, some time during the Kofun, Asuka, and Nara periods.

From Middle Chinese compound 業火 ‎(ngjæp xwaX, literally karmic fire). Compare modern Chinese traditional 業火 and simplified 业火 ‎(yèhuǒ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

業火 ‎(hiragana ごうか, romaji gōka, historical hiragana がふくわ)

  1. (Buddhism) hellfire

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3