羅漢

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See also: 罗汉

Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (羅漢)
simp. (罗汉)
anagram 漢羅汉罗

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

羅漢

  1. Short for 阿羅漢阿罗汉 (āluóhàn, “arhat”).

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (羅漢):
  • Japanese: 羅漢(らかん) (rakan)
  • Vietnamese: la hán (羅漢)

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
かん
Grade: 3
on’yomi

First attested before the seventh century.[1]

Noun[edit]

羅漢(らかん) (rakan

  1. (Buddhism, colloquial) Short for 阿羅漢 (arakan): an arhat, Buddhist saint
  2. (theater, colloquial) Short for 羅漢台 (rakandai): a low seat behind the stage, the audience member sitting there vaguely resembling an arhat
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
(ateji)
かん
Grade: 3
(ateji)
on’yomi

From confusion of the uncommon kanji (ri) with the more common kanji (ra).

Noun[edit]

羅漢(らかん) (rakan

  1. Misspelling of 罹患 (rikan): contracting an illness

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

羅漢 (nahan) (hangeul 나한)

  1. Hanja form? of 나한 (arhat).
  2. Hanja form? of 라한 (arhat).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

羅漢

  1. Hán tự form of la hán (arhat).