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law; method; way; Buddhist teaching; Legalist; France (abbrev.)
eye
simp. and trad.
(法眼)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Calque of Sanskrit धर्मचक्षुस् (dharmacakṣus, eye of the law) or Pali dhammacakkhu. The Tibetan equivalent is ཆོས་ཀྱི་མིག (chos kyi mig) or ཆོས་ཀྱི་སྤྱན (chos kyi spyan).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (31)
Final () (148) (73)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pɨɐp̚/ /ŋˠɛnX/
Pan
Wuyun
/piɐp̚/ /ŋᵚænX/
Shao
Rongfen
/piɐp̚/ /ŋænX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/puap̚/ /ŋəɨnX/
Li
Rong
/piɐp̚/ /ŋɛnX/
Wang
Li
/pĭwɐp̚/ /ŋænX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯wɐp̚/ /ŋănX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fa yǎn

NounEdit

法眼

  1. (Buddhism)eye of the law”; mind which perceives both past and future
  2. (figuratively) insight; astuteness; perspicacity; cognizance

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Sino-Xenic (法眼):