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two Buddha; Buddhism nirvana
simp. and trad.
(一佛出世,二佛涅槃)
一佛出世 涅槃
variant forms 一佛出世,二佛升天
Literally: “one buddha attains liberation from samsara and two buddhas achieve nirvana”.

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一佛出世,二佛涅槃

  1. (figuratively, humorous) to be (beaten to) within an inch of one's life; to feel extremely painful

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