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圣 (聖) shèng

  1. shèng adjective divine / holy / sacred / ārya
    Domain: Religion 宗教
    Notes: In a Buddhist context translates ārya (BL 'ārya'; BCSD '聖'; GCED '聖')
  2. shèng adjective clever / wise / shrewd / alert
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 圣 has the same meaning as 乖觉.
  3. shèng noun a master / an expert
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, chess master 棋圣 (FGDB '聖')
  4. shèng noun a sage / a wise man / a saint
    Domain: Religion 宗教
    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').
  5. shèng noun a supernatural power / a remarkable ability / a magical power
    Domain: Mythology 神话
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 圣 has the same meaning as 神通.

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Er Di Yi 《二諦義》 Scroll 2 118


SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
曰圣 曰聖 一曰聖戒 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 4
圣戒 聖戒 一曰聖戒 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 3
圣弟子 聖弟子 使聖弟子知所生處 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 3
使圣 使聖 使聖弟子知所生處 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 2


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Scroll 2 in Hong Ming Ji 《弘明集》 1
Scroll 1 in Si Shamen Xuan Zang Shang Biao Ji 《寺沙門玄奘上表記》 1
說文顧野王奇異非常古字 Scroll 94 in The Sounds and Meanings of all the Terms in the Canonical Texts 《一切經音義》 1
Scroll 2 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 7
雪山 Scroll 3 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 1
具足 Scroll 6 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 2
Scroll 8 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 3
比丘所行 Scroll 9 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 2
Scroll 1 in Sutra of the Seven Buddhas 《七佛經》 1
Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 1
Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 15
Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 6
自覺無比 Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 14
大梵天王大仙 Scroll 2 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 1
Scroll 1 in Śṛgālavādasūtra 《善生子經》 6
Scroll 1 in Ambaṭṭhasutta 《佛開解梵志阿颰經》 1
Scroll 1 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 2
轉輪王 Scroll 2 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 19
五者玉女 Scroll 3 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 14
所謂說法默然 Scroll 1 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 1
其中多聞智慧 Scroll 8 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 2
默然 Scroll 1 in Qi Shi Yin Ben Jing 《起世因本經》 1
弟子亦復 Scroll 1 in Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 67
多聞弟子正法 Scroll 2 in Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 2
所見 Scroll 3 in Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 36
如來無漏 Scroll 4 in Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 24
稱譽 Scroll 5 in Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 10
如來 Scroll 1 in Fa Hai Jing 《法海經》 1