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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
そん
Grade: 6
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 世尊 (MC ɕiᴇiH t͡suən), itself a translation of Sanskrit भगवत् (bhagavat),[1][2] or Pali bhagavā.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

世尊 (hiragana せそん, rōmaji Seson)

  1. World-Honored One (honorific name for Gautama Buddha)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ Gene Reeves (2014) The Lotus Sutra: A Contemporary Translation of a Buddhist Classic, Simon and Schuster, →ISBN, page 379