馬頭観音

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
とう
Grade: 2
かん
Grade: 4
おん > のん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

馬頭 (batō, horse head, calque of Sanskrit हयग्रीव (hayagrīva)) +‎ 観音 (Kannon, Guanyin). The on reading for changes to non as an instance of renjō (連声).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

馬頭観音 (hiragana ばとうかんのん, rōmaji Batō Kannon, historical hiragana ばとうくわんおん)

  1. (Buddhism) Hayagriva