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ChineseEdit

not have
 
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
trad. (無明)
simp. (无明)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

無明

  1. (archaic) unable to see; blind
  2. (Buddhism) Literal translation of Sanskrit अविद्या (avidyā). ignorant; unintelligent

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
みょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese. See there for more.

NounEdit

無明 (hiragana むみょう, rōmaji mumyō)

  1. (religion, Buddhism): avidyā: unenlightenment, ignorance of nirvana and of the fundamental state of existence

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