See also: 眞言

ChineseEdit

real; true; genuine
 
to speak; to say; talk; word
simp. and trad.
(真言)
 
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EtymologyEdit

The religious sense is a translation of Sanskrit धारणी (dhāraṇī).

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NounEdit

真言

  1. true words; truthful words
  2. (religion) incantation

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (真言):
  • Japanese: 真言(しんごん) (shingon)
  • Korean: 진언 (眞言, jineon)
  • Vietnamese: chân ngôn (真言)

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 3
ごん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 真言 (MC t͡ɕiɪn ŋɨɐn), itself a translation of Sanskrit मन्त्र (mantra, mantra).[1][2]

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NounEdit

真言(しんごん) (shingon)

  1. (Buddhism) a mantra, incantation
    Synonyms: (ju), 神呪 (shinju), マントラ (mantora), 密呪 (mitsuju)
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Proper nounEdit

真言(しんごん) (Shingon)

  1. (Buddhism) Short for 真言宗 (Shingon-shū): the Shingon school of esoteric Buddhism
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
こと
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Literally "true words".

Proper nounEdit

真言(まこと) (Makoto)

  1. a female given name

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN