Japanese Word Entry

聖德

Simplified Japanese form: 聖徳

Kana:せいとく
Definitions:
  1. imperial virtue, heavenly virtue

  2. greatest virtue, highest virtue


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Chinese characters used in this word

holy, saint, sage, master, priest, sacred
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥˋ (shèng)
Cantonese: sing3
Japanese: セイ、 ショウ / ひじり
Korean:
Vietnamese: thánh
Variants
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Semantic variant form:

ethics, morality, virtue
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄜˊ (dé)
Cantonese: dak1
Japanese: トク / おしえ
Korean:
Vietnamese: đức
Variants
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Semantic variant forms: