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魔羅

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Transcription of Sanskrit मार (māra). The kanji are ateji.

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魔羅 (hiragana まら, romaji mara)

  1. (Buddhism) Mara; a Buddhist demon that personifies the "death" of spiritual life
  2. (anatomy) penis
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 2 page 45)
      玉茎 房内經云 玉茎 男陰名也 [...] 一云 麻良 [...]
    • 16031604: Nippo Jisho (page 386)
    Mara. l, nancon. マラ. まはた, ナンコン (𨳰. または, 男根) 陰茎. 卑語.

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