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ChineseEdit

a fast; studio swear off; warn against
trad. (齋戒)
simp. (斋戒)

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齋戒

  1. to fast (restrict one’s consumption of food and abstain from various desires for religious purposes)
    1. (archaic, in feudal China) to bathe, change clothing, and abstain from meat, alcohol and sexual activity
    2. (Islam) to practice sawm
  2. (archaic) to cultivate one's moral character and engage in introspection

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Sino-Xenic (齋戒):
  • Vietnamese: trai giới (齋戒)