薩埵

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See also: 萨埵

Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 薩埵 (MC sɑt̚ tuɑX), itself a transliteration of Sanskrit सत्त्व (sattva, being, existence)[1][2] or Pali satta (being).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

薩埵 (hiragana さった, rōmaji satta)

  1. (Buddhism) sentient beings, all living things; by extension, the world
    Synonyms: 有情 (ujō), 衆生 (shujō)
  2. (Buddhism) Short for 菩提薩埵 (bodai-satta): bodhisattva
    Synonym: 菩薩 (bosatsu)

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Proper noun[edit]

薩埵 (hiragana さった, rōmaji Satta)

  1. (Buddhism) Short for 菩薩王子 (Satta-ōji): name of a past reincarnation of the Gautama Buddha (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  2. (Buddhism) Short for 金剛菩薩 (Kongōsatta): Vajrasattva

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN