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, historical hiragana くわんおん, romaji Kannon)

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