沙門

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Chinese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (21) (4)
Final () (98) (55)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () II I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʃˠa/ /muən/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʃᵚa/ /muon/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʃa/ /muən/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʂaɨ/ /mwən/
Li
Rong
/ʃa/ /muən/
Wang
Li
/ʃa/ /muən/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʂa/ /muən/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shā mén

Etymology 1[edit]

phonetic
trad. (沙門)
simp. (沙门)
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沙門

Borrowed from Sanskrit श्रमण (śramaṇa, seeker).

Noun[edit]

沙門

  1. (Buddhism) ascetic monk

Etymology 2[edit]

 
granule; hoarse; raspy; sand; powder; tsar
 
opening; door; gate; doorway; gateway; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy)
trad. (沙門)
simp. (沙门)

Proper noun[edit]

沙門

  1. (archaic geography) former name of the Changshan Archipelago between the Shandong and Liaoning peninsulas in northeastern China
Synonyms[edit]