Japanese Word Entry

刹那
Kana:せつな
Definitions:
  1. moment, instant

  2. kshana, duration of a single mental event (about 1/75 second), shortest possible interval of time

Alternative form: 殺那 〔殺那〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

temple, shrine, monastary
Readings
Mandarin: ㄔㄚˋ (chà), ㄕㄚ (shā)
Cantonese: caat3, saat3
Japanese: セチ、 セツ、 サツ / はたばしら、 てら、 くに
Korean:
Vietnamese: sát

what?, that, that one, those
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄚˋ (nà), ㄋㄚ (nā), ㄋㄚˇ (nǎ), ㄋㄨㄛˊ (nuó), ㄋㄨㄛˋ (nuò), ㄋㄟˋ (nèi), ㄋㄟˇ (něi), ㄋㄜˊ (né)
Cantonese: aa6, naa5, naa6, no1, no4, no5
Japanese: ナ、 ダ / なに、 なんぞ、 いかん
Korean:
Vietnamese: na, nả
Variants
Semantic variant form:

kill, murder, butcher, slice off, split, diminish, reduce, spoil, slaughter, hurt, to pare off, clip
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄚ (shā), ㄕㄞˋ (shài), ㄙㄚˋ (sà), ㄒㄧㄝˋ (xiè), ㄕˋ (shì)
Cantonese: saai3, saat3
Japanese: サツ、 サイ、 セツ / ころ.す、 -ごろ.し、 そ.ぐ、 けずる
Korean: 살, 쇠, 쇄
Vietnamese: sát, sái, tát
Variants
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