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Chinese Word Detail

    shèng     a sage / a wise man / a saint

Traditional: 聖
Grammar: Noun
Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 圣 has the same meaning as 圣人; in a Buddhist context, this translates the Sanskrit term ārya (BL 'ārya'; BCSD '聖'; FGDB '聖'; MW 'ārya').
Topic: Religion

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