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]

Etymology[edit]

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

‎(way) +‎ ‎(place); literally "place of the ways"

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. dojo (place where martial arts are practiced)

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3