護法

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See also: 护法

Chinese

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protect
law; method; way
law; method; way; Buddhist teaching; Legalist; France (abbrev.)
 
trad. (護法)
simp. (护法)

Pronunciation

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Verb

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護法

  1. to uphold the constitution/law
  2. to protect and maintain the Buddhist doctrine

Noun

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護法

  1. (Buddhism) dharmapala

Japanese

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
ほう
Grade: 4
goon

Noun

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()(ほう) (gohōごほふ (gofofu)?

  1. (Buddhism) defense of Buddhist doctrines
  2. (Buddhism) religious power to dispel demons and diseases
Derived terms
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Etymology 2

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
ほう
Grade: 4
goon kan’on

Noun

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()(ほう) (gohōごはふ (gofafu)?

  1. defense of the constitution/law

References

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  1. ^ Yamada, Tadao et al., editors (2011), 新明解国語辞典 [Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten] (in Japanese), Seventh edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Noun

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護法 (hobeop) (hangeul 호법)

  1. Hanja form? of 호법 (the defense of the constitution, the defense of a religion, doctrines).

Vietnamese

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chữ Hán Nôm in this term

Noun

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護法

  1. chữ Hán form of hộ pháp (dharmapala).