法輪

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Chinese[edit]

 
law; method; way; Buddhist teaching; Legalist; France (abbrev.)
 
wheel; gear; (by) turn; rotate
trad. (法輪)
simp. (法轮)
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Etymology[edit]

Translation of Sanskrit धर्मचक्र(dharmacakra, wheel or range of the law) or Pali dhammacakka(wheel of the law). Tibetan equivalent is ཆོས་འཁོར(chos 'khor).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (37)
Final () (148) (47)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɨɐp̚/ /liuɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/piɐp̚/ /lʷin/
Shao
Rongfen
/piɐp̚/ /ljuen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/puap̚/ /lwin/
Li
Rong
/piɐp̚/ /liuĕn/
Wang
Li
/pĭwɐp̚/ /lĭuĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯wɐp̚/ /li̯uĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fa lún

Noun[edit]

法輪

  1. (Buddhism) dharmachakra; wheel of the dharma (law); the eternal wheel of life

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (法輪):