Last modified on 14 February 2014, at 00:32

観音

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 4
おん > のん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

kwan'on → kan'on. A translation of the Sanskrit name Avalokiteśvara.

Proper nounEdit

観音 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 觀音, hiragana かんのん, romaji Kannon, historical hiragana くわんおん)

  1. (Buddhism) Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy