煉獄

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See also: 炼狱

Chinese[edit]

refine; smelt prison
trad. (煉獄)
simp. (炼狱)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

煉獄

  1. (theology) purgatory

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
れん
Jinmeiyō
ごく
Grade: S
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(ren, to refine) +‎ (goku, prison)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

煉獄 (hiragana れんごく, rōmaji rengoku)

  1. (theology) purgatory
    • 2003, Enrico Maxwell- page 76 in Chapter 42 ("Aubird Force") of Hellsing volume 6
      まるで煉獄
      まるでれんごく
      Marude rengoku.
      Just like purgatory.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

煉獄 (yeonok, McCune-Reischauer: yŏnok, Yale: yēn.ok) (hangeul 연옥)

  1. Hanja form? of 연옥, “purgatory”.