法華経

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほう > ほ
Grade: 4

Grade: S
きょう
Grade: 5
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
法華經 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

Shorter form of (みょう)(ほう)(れん)()(きょう) (Myō Renge Kyō).[1][2]

Proper noun[edit]

()()(きょう) (Hoke-kyōほふけきやう (fofukekyau)?
(alternative reading hiragana ほっけきょう, rōmaji Hokke-kyō, historical hiragana ほふけきやう)

  1. the Lotus Sutra (Saddharma Puṇḍarīka Sūtra)
    Synonym: 法華 (Hoke, Hokke)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira (1995) 大辞泉 (in Japanese), First edition, Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. ^ 法華経”, in ブリタニカ国際大百科事典 小項目事典 (Buritanika Kokusai Dai Hyakka Jiten: Shō Kōmoku Jiten, Encyclopædia Britannica International: Micropædia)[1] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Britannica Japan Co., Ltd., 2014