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ChineseEdit

 
(a) night; constellation; lodge for the night; old; former
life; fate
simp. and trad.
(宿命)
宿
Literally: “old, previous life”.
 
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EtymologyEdit

Translation of Sanskrit जातिस्मर(jātismara, recollecting a former existence; memory of previous births). The Tibetan equivalent is ཚེ་རབས་དྲན་པ(tshe rabs dran pa).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character 宿
Reading # 2/2 1/1
Initial () (16) (4)
Final () (4) (111)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/sɨuk̚/ /mˠiæŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/siuk̚/ /mᵚiaŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/siuk̚/ /miaŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/suwk̚/ /miajŋH/
Li
Rong
/siuk̚/ /miɐŋH/
Wang
Li
/sĭuk̚/ /mĭɐŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯uk̚/ /mi̯ɐŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
su mìng

NounEdit

宿命

  1. (Buddhism) destiny; fate; fatality; karma

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (宿命):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
宿
しゅく
Grade: 3
めい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

NounEdit

宿命 ‎(hiragana しゅくめい, romaji shukumei)

  1. destiny

CompoundsEdit