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ChineseEdit

 
to make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform
 
body; torso; person; life; status; pregnancy; (a measure word used for clothes) suit
simp. and trad.
(化身)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Translation of Sanskrit निर्माणकाय (nirmāṇakāya, body of transformations). Tibetan equivalent is སྤྲུལ་སྐུ (sprul sku).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (32) (26)
Final () (99) (43)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () II III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hˠuaH/ /ɕiɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/hʷᵚaH/ /ɕin/
Shao
Rongfen
/xuaH/ /ɕjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hwaɨH/ /ɕin/
Li
Rong
/xuaH/ /ɕiĕn/
Wang
Li
/xwaH/ /ɕĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xwaH/ /ɕi̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huà shēn

NounEdit

化身

  1. (Buddhism) avatar; reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) living embodiment; reincarnation; personification
    現實生活勇氣化身 [MSC, trad.]
    现实生活勇气化身 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shì yī ge xiànshí shēnghuó zhōng yǒngqì de huàshēn. [Pinyin]
    He's the living embodiment of bravery.

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (化身):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
しん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 化身.

NounEdit

化身 (hiragana けしん, rōmaji keshin)

  1. (Buddhism) incarnation, reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) living embodiment, reincarnation
  3. (drama) in kabuki or other drama, appearing as a ghastly apparition

VerbEdit

化身する (hiragana けしん, rōmaji keshin)

  1. to be incarnated

ConjugationEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

化身 (hwasin) (hangeul 화신)

  1. Hanja form? of 화신, “avatar, incarnation, reincarnation”.