結界

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: 3

NounEdit

結界 (hiragana けっかい, romaji kekkai)

  1. (Buddhism) restricted access:
    1. restricted access to a specific area for purposes of Buddhist training
    2. in esoteric Buddhism, restricted access to a specific area of a dōjō for purposes of purification
    3. a wooden fence or partition separating the inner and outer sanctuaries of a temple, or separating monastic and public seating in the outer sanctuary
    4. an area into which anything potentially disruptive to Buddhist training is restricted from entering, such as a 女人結界 (nyonin kekkai, no-women zone)
  2. a lattice or screen demarcating a merchant's or shopkeeper's register and bookkeeping area
  3. (tea) an item used in sadō (茶道, "tea ceremony") to visually separate the guest tatami area from the ceremony tatami area
  4. (manga, anime) on a small scale, meaning a projected energy barrier, force field, or shield; and on a larger scale, meaning a pocket universe, spiritual or otherwise

Derived termsEdit

  • 女人結界 (にょにんけっかい, nyonin kekkai): no-women zone
  • 結界石 (けっかいせき, kekkaiseki): temple border stone
  • 結界地 (けっかいち, kekkaichi): restricted access area
  • 結界術 (けっかいじゅつ, kekkai jutsu): force field or barrier technique
  • 結界限界 (けっかいげんかい, kekkai genkai): force field limit
  • 結界忍術 (けっかいにんじゅつ, kekkai ninjutsu): ninja barrier technique
  • 結界師 (けっかいし, kekkaishi): barrier master or specialist

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

結界 + する (hiragana けっかいする, romaji kekkai suru)

  1. (Buddhism) to restrict access:
    1. to restrict access to a specific area for purposes of Buddhist training
    2. in esoteric Buddhism, to restrict access to a specific area of a dōjō for purposes of purification
    3. to restrict anything potentially disruptive to Buddhist training from entering into an area

ConjugationEdit

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MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jìjiè, jiējiè, jiéjiè
Zhuyin ㄐㄧˋ ㄐㄧㄝˋ , ㄐㄧㄝ ㄐㄧㄝˋ , ㄐㄧㄝˊ ㄐㄧㄝˋ 5
IPA (key) / t͡ɕi⁵¹⁻⁵³ t͡ɕie⁵¹ ¹ t͡ɕi̯ɛ⁵⁵ t͡ɕie⁵¹ ¹ t͡ɕi̯ɛ³⁵ t͡ɕie⁵¹/

NounEdit

結界 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin jìjiè, jiējiè, jiéjiè)

  1. boundary
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 23:41