List: Words coming from Sanskrit

Gairaigo: Words adopted from Sanskrit

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ι‡ˆθΏ¦ しゃか shaka

gairaigo  Sanskrit origin  popular  noun  noun (generic) 

  • Gautama Buddha, Shakyamuni, the historical Buddha
般θ‹₯ はんにゃ hannya

gairaigo  Sanskrit origin  popular  Buddhism  noun  noun (generic)  abbreviation 

  • prajna (wisdom required to attain enlightenment)
  • noh mask of a grinning, horned demoness (represents a woman's rage and jealousy)
  • family crest designed after the Hannya noh mask
  • dreadful face (esp. of a woman driven mad by jealousy), terrifying facial expression
ε€œε‰ やしゃ yasha

gairaigo  Sanskrit origin  popular  noun  noun (generic) 

  • yaksha (Buddhist guardian deities sometimes depicted as demonic warriors)
ζ—¦ι‚£ だんγͺ danna

gairaigo  Sanskrit origin  popular  JLPT N1  noun  noun (generic)  familiar language  Buddhism 

  • master (of a house, shop, etc.)
  • husband
  • sir, boss, master, governor
  • patron of a mistress, geisha, bar or nightclub hostess, sugar daddy
  • alms, almsgiving, almsgiver
εˆΉι‚£ せ぀γͺ setsuna

gairaigo  Sanskrit origin  popular  irregular kanji usage  noun  noun (generic)  adverb  Buddhism 

  • moment, instant
  • kshana, duration of a single mental event (about 1/75 second), shortest possible interval of time
をヒンァー ahinsa-

gairaigo  Sanskrit origin  Buddhism  noun  noun (generic) 

  • ahimsa (principle of non-violence in Jainism, Buddhism, Hinduism, etc.), abstinence from taking life
菴羅 あんら anra

gairaigo  Sanskrit origin  obscure term  noun  noun (generic) 

  • mango
ι–ΌδΌ½ あか aka

gairaigo  Sanskrit origin  Buddhism  noun  noun (generic) 

  • water offering to Buddha, holy water
式叉摩那 しきしゃまγͺ shikishamana

gairaigo  Sanskrit origin  noun  noun (generic) 

  • probationary nun (undergoing a two-year probationary period before receiving ordainment)
ζ‘©ε€š また mata

gairaigo  Sanskrit origin  noun  noun (generic) 

  • vowel (in the Siddham script)
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