無明

CantoneseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit अविद्या (avidyā, avijjā)

NounEdit

無明 (Jyutping mouming, Yale mou4ming4)

  1. Derived from the Sanskrit term "Avidya;" which is defined as "delusion;" as a "Ignorance (of Buddhist teachings);" and as illusion, (māyā (Buddhism)).

JapaneseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

無明 (hiragana むみょう, romaji mumyō)

  1. (religion, Buddhism): avidyā: unenlightenment, ignorance of nirvana and of the fundamental state of existence

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MandarinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit अविद्या (avidyā, avijjā)

NounEdit

無明 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wú míng)

  1. Derived from the Sanskrit term "Avidya;" which is defined as "delusion;" as a "Ignorance (of Buddhist teachings);" and as illusion, (māyā (Buddhism)).
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