阿僧祇

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(阿僧祇)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit असंख्येय (asaṃkhyeya, innumerable).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1 1/1
Initial () (34) (16) (30)
Final () (94) (129) (11)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () I I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔɑ/ /səŋ/ /ɡiᴇ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔɑ/ /səŋ/ /ɡiɛ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɑ/ /səŋ/ /ɡjɛ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔa/ /səŋ/ /giə̆/
Li
Rong
/ʔɑ/ /səŋ/ /ɡie/
Wang
Li
/ɑ/ /səŋ/ /ɡǐe/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔɑ/ /səŋ/ /gie̯/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ē sēng

Adjective[edit]

阿僧祇

  1. (Buddhism) innumerable; immeasurable

Synonyms[edit]

  • (short form) 僧祇 (sēngqí)

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

阿僧祇

  1. (Buddhism) asaṃkhyeya, the number 1056 or 107×2103

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
そう
Grade: S

Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

阿僧祇 (hiragana あそうぎ, rōmaji asōgi)

  1. In the traditional Japanese number system, 1056 or one hundred septendecillion of the American system.