Chinese language query

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tingdzin
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Chinese language query

Post by tingdzin » Thu Mar 24, 2016 3:04 pm

Can anyone tell me (and show the character, if possible) what the Chinese word is that is used to translated the Sanskrit/ Prakrit manas?

If there is an easy Sanskrit/Chinese glossary online somewhere, that would be wonderful, but I'm mostly interested in manas right now.

Thanks

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Re: Chinese Language Query

Post by mañjughoṣamaṇi » Thu Mar 24, 2016 3:25 pm

Hi Tingdzin,

The mahāvyutpatti and the foguangshan dictionary both give 意 (yì) for manas.

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Re: Chinese language query

Post by Kaji » Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:51 pm

You might also want to have a look at the Wikipedia page for manas: https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%84%8F ... %E6%95%99)
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Re: Chinese language query

Post by tingdzin » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:10 am

Thanks very much!!

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