A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms
With Sanskrit And English Equivalents And A Sanskrit-pali Index
by William Edward Soothill | 1937 | 324,264 words
For about a thousand years, Buddhism dominated the thought of China and her thinkers were occupied with Buddhist philosophy. This dictionary serves as a resource to the interpretation of Chinese culture, as well as an important reference for the comparative study of Sanskrit and Pali originals. The author provides a key for the students which to u...
Part 24 - Twenty-four Strokes
囑 To bid, order, tell, enjoin on.
囑累 To entrust to, lay responsibility upon.
攬 To seize, hold in the arms, embrace; monopolize.
蠶 The silkworm.
蠶繭 A silkworm's cocoon, simile of the self-binding effects of the passions, etc.
衢 A thoroughfare, a way, cf. 瞿 18.
讖 To prognosticate, prophesy; supplicate, fulfil, a password; translit. kṣa.
讖羅半尼 kṣārapāṇīya, ash-water, also intp. as an ash-coloured garment, v. 差 10.
靈 Spirit, spiritual, energy, effective, clever.
靈供 Offerings to the spirits who are about the dead during the forty-nine days of masses.
靈像 Spirit-image, that of a Buddha or a god.
靈妙 Abstruse, mysterious; clever.
靈山 靈嶽; 靈驚山 The Spirit Vulture Peak, Gṛdhrakūṭa, v. 耆 10 and 驚 23.
靈感 靈應 Spirit-response, efficacious as in response to prayer.
靈瑞華 The udumbara flower, which appears but once in 3,000 years, a symbol of Buddha; v. 優曇 17.
靈界 The realm of departed spirits; the world of spirits.
靈神 The spirit, soul; an efficacious spirit.
靈祠 Spirit-temple, a monastery.
靈芝 The auspicious plant, emblem of good luck, or long life; name of 元照 Yuanzhao, q.v.
靈骨 Spirit-bones, Buddha-relics.
靈魂 A spirit, soul.
靈龕 A coffin.
鬭 To contest, fight.
鬭勝 To overcome in a contest of any kind.
鬭諍 Argument, debate, contention.
鬭諍王 The fractious king, Kalirāja, v. 羯 15.
鹽 Salt; translit. ya.
鹽天 Yama, v. 焰 12.
鹽牟那 (鹽牟尼那); 搖尤那 The river Yamunā, or Jamna, a tributary of the Ganges.
鹽香 Salt-smell, i.e. non-existent.
鼈 A turtle, tortoise.
鼈不愼ロ The tortoise, clinging to a stick with its mouth, being carried in fight, warned not to open its mouth to speak, yet did, fell and perished; moral, guard your lips.