法身

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Chinese[edit]

 
law; method; way
law; method; way; Buddhist teaching; Legalist; France (abbrev.)
 
body; torso; person
body; torso; person; life; status; pregnancy; (a measure word used for clothes) suit
trad. (法身)
simp. #(法身)
anagram 身法

Etymology[edit]

Calque of Sanskrit धर्मकाय (dharmakāya, law body) or Pali dhammakāya. The Tibetan equivalent is ཆོས་སྐུ (chos sku).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (26)
Final () (148) (43)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɨɐp̚/ /ɕiɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/piɐp̚/ /ɕin/
Shao
Rongfen
/piɐp̚/ /ɕjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/puap̚/ /ɕin/
Li
Rong
/piɐp̚/ /ɕiĕn/
Wang
Li
/pĭwɐp̚/ /ɕĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯wɐp̚/ /ɕi̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fa shēn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
faat3 san1

Noun[edit]

法身

  1. (Buddhism) dharmakaya

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (法身):