Japanese Word Entry

大佛

Simplified Japanese form: 大仏

Kana:だいぶつ
Romaji:daibutsu
Definition: large statue of Buddha (trad. at least 4.8m high)

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Chinese characters used in this word

large, big, great, vast, high
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄚˋ (dà), ㄉㄞˋ (dài), ㄊㄞˋ (tài)
Cantonese: daai6
Japanese: ダイ (dai)、 タイ (tai)、 タ (ta) / おお- (oo-)、 おお.きい (ookii)、 -おお.いに (-ooini)、 はじめ (hajime)、 おおいに (ooini)
Korean: 대 (dae), 다 (da), 태 (tae)
Vietnamese: đại, thái

France, Buddha, of Buddhism, merciful person, Buddhist image, the dead (Jap.)
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄛˊ (fó), ㄈㄨˊ (fú), ㄅㄛˊ (bó), ㄅㄧˋ (bì)
Cantonese: bat6, fat1, fat6
Japanese: ブツ (butsu)、 フツ (futsu)、 ホツ (hotsu) / ほとけ (hotoke)
Korean: 불 (bul), 필 (pil)
Vietnamese: phật
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