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凡夫     fánfū     an ordinary person / pṛthagjana

Traditional:
Grammar: Noun
Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: pṛthagjana, Pali: puthujjana, Japanese: bonbu; a person that has not studied or practiced Buddhism to the level of a noble person (BL 'pṛthagjana'; FGDB '凡夫')
Topic: Buddhism

Other senses of the word: 凡夫

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