Japanese Word Entry

醍醐
Kana:だいご
Definition: ghee (held to be the greatest of all flavours), the ultimate truth of Buddhism, nirvana

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Chinese characters used in this word

whey, good Buddhist teaching, essential oil of butter
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄧˊ (tí), ㄊㄧˇ (tǐ)
Cantonese: tai4
Japanese: ダイ、 タイ、 テイ
Korean:
Vietnamese: thể, đề

boiled butter, purest cream
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨˊ (hú)
Cantonese: wu4
Japanese: ゴ、 コ
Korean:
Vietnamese: hồ