道場

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Chinese[edit]

 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
 
courtyard; open space; place; field; a measure word; (a measure word, used for sport or recreation)
trad. (道場)
simp. (道场)

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Noun[edit]

道場

  1. (religion) Buddhist or Taoist rites to appease and pray for the dead
  2. site for such rites

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 2
じょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

/daudiau//dɔːd͡ʑɔː//doːʑoː/

From Middle Chinese 道場 (MC dɑuX ɖɨɐŋ, literally “way + place”), itself originally a translation of Sanskrit बोधिमण्ड (bodhimaṇḍa, seat of wisdom).[1][2][3]

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Noun[edit]

道場 (hiragana どうじょう, rōmaji dōjō, historical hiragana だうぢやう)

  1. (martial arts) dojo, training hall (place where martial arts are practiced)
  2. (Buddhism) Short for 菩提道場 (bodai-dōjō):
    1. place where a buddha has achieved enlightenment
    2. a building or facility for ascetic training
    3. (by extension) a Buddhist temple

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1984, 日本大百科全書:ニッポニカ (Nippon Dai Hyakka Zensho: Nipponica, “Encyclopedia Nipponica”) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, relevant text online here.
  2. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  5. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

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Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

道場 (dojang) (hangeul 도장)

  1. Template:dojo