satori

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 悟り (satori, literally understanding).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sæˈtɔːɹi/
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Noun[edit]

satori (usually uncountable, plural satoris)

  1. (Zen Buddhism) A sudden inexpressible feeling of inner understanding or enlightenment.
    Synonyms: epiphany, enlightenment
    • 1962, Philip K. Dick, The Man in the High Castle, Library of America, published 2007, page 29:
      “Slim your hips the Zen way,” Juliana said. “Lose pounds through painless satori.”
    • 2005, Martin Torgoff, Can't Find My Way Home, Simon & Schuster, page 115:
      What happened to the Merry Band on its trip during the summer of 1964 ranged from the cosmically sublime to the ridiculous, from peak ecstasy to full-tilt satori.

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (さと) (satori, understanding, enlightment).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sa.to.ri/
  • Hyphenation: sa‧to‧ri

Noun[edit]

satori (first-person possessive satoriku, second-person possessive satorimu, third-person possessive satorinya)

  1. Free from discrimination.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

satori

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さとり

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

satōrī

  1. dative singular of sator