See also: 炼狱

ChineseEdit

refine; smelt prison
trad. (煉獄)
simp. (炼狱)
 
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NounEdit

煉獄

  1. (theology, Roman Catholicism) purgatory

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
れん
Jinmeiyō
ごく
Grade: S
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(ren, to refine) +‎ (goku, prison)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(れん)(ごく) (rengoku

  1. (theology) purgatory

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

煉獄 (yeonok or McCune-Reischauer: yŏnok or Yale: yēn.ok) (hangeul 연옥)

  1. Hanja form? of 연옥 (purgatory).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

煉獄

  1. Hán tự form of luyện ngục (purgatory).