聖人

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See also: 圣人

Chinese[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

 
holy; sacred; saint; sage
man; person; people
trad. (聖人)
simp. (圣人)

Noun[edit]

聖人

  1. sage; wise man
  2. (Christianity) saint
  3. (archaic) the Emperor
  4. (Buddhism) enlightened individual; Buddha; bodhisattva
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

聖人

  1. (honorific) Alternative name for 孔子 (Kǒngzǐ, “Confucius”).

Pronunciation 2[edit]

 
holy; sacred; saint; sage
man; person; people
trad. (聖人)
simp. (圣人)
alt. forms 聖儂圣侬

Noun[edit]

聖人

  1. (Min Nan, euphemistic) dead person
    聖人 / 圣人 [Min Nan]  ―  chò siàⁿ-lâng [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]  ―  to die

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 6
じん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

聖人 (hiragana せいじん, rōmaji seijin)

  1. saint, sage, holy man

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
まさ
Grade: 6

Grade: 1

Proper noun[edit]

聖人 (hiragana まさと, rōmaji Masato)

  1. A male given name