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 (MC ŋɨɐp̚ huɑX). Compare modern Mandarin 業火业火.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

業火 (hiragana ごうか, rōmaji 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. ^ 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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0