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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 1

Grade: S
ばん
Grade: 2
しょう
Grade: 4
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Chinese 森羅萬象, can be interpreted as a compound of  (しん) () (shinra, literally, "all-covering foresteverything above ground") +  (ばん) (しょう) (banshō, literally "ten thousand/myriads of things → everything").

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

森羅万象 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 森羅萬象, hiragana しんらばんしょう, rōmaji shinra banshō, alternative reading しんらばんぞう, rōmaji shinra banzō, alternative reading しんらまんぞう, rōmaji shinra manzō)

  1. (idiomatic, Buddhism) all things existing in the universe

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN