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Meaning of "Fa-hsien" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FA-HSIEN

Fa-hsien  [ˈfɑːˈsjɛn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FA-HSIEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fa-Hsien is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FA-HSIEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Fa-hsien

Faxian

Faxian was a Chinese Buddhist monk who travelled by foot all the way from China to India, visiting many sacred Buddhist sites in what are now Xinjiang, China, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and between 399 and 412 to acquire Buddhist scriptures. His journey is described in his important travelogue, A Record of Buddhist Kingdoms, Being an Account by the Chinese Monk Fa-Xian of his Travels in India and Ceylon in Search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline. Antiquated transliterations of his name include Fa-Hien and Fa-hsien.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FA-HSIEN


Bienne
bjɛn
Chin-Hsien
ˈtʃɪnˈʃjɛn
Dalian
dɑːlˈjɛn
Fujian
ˈfuːˈkjɛn
Hotien
ˈhəʊˈtjɛn
Hsin-hai-lien
ˈʃɪn ˈhaɪ ˈljɛn
Longyearbyen
ˈlɒŋjɪəˌbjɛn
Pahsien
ˈpɑːˈʃjɛn
Sinhailien
ˈʃɪnˈhaɪˈljɛn
Talien
tɑːlˈjɛn
Wanhsien
ˈwænˈʃjɛn
Wanxian
ˈwænˈʃjɛn
Wuhsien
ˈwuːˈʃjɛn
yen
jɛn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FA-HSIEN

FA Cup
Fa Ngum
Fa Xian
fa-la
faa
fab
fabaceous
Fabian
Fabian Society
Fabianism
Fabianist
Fabius Maximus
fable
fabled
fabler
fablet
fabliau
fabliaux
Fablon
Fabre

WORDS THAT END LIKE FA-HSIEN

alien
Arien
bien
Cap-Haitien
Damien
Darien
Fukien
illegal alien
Isthmus of Darien
lien
mien
Nigerien
O´Brien
Schlesien
sien
Skien
Ssu-ma Ch´ien
Tolkien
vaurien
Wien

Synonyms and antonyms of Fa-hsien in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Fa-hsien» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FA-HSIEN

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Translator English - Chinese

法显
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Fa - hsien
570 millions of speakers

English

Fa-hsien
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सो - Hsien
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فا هسين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Фа Сянь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Fa -hsien
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফা-hsien
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Fa-hsien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fa-hsien
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fa- hsien
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

FA-シェンロン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

빠 시엔
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fa-hsien
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Pháp -hsien
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Fa-Hsien
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Fa-hsien
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Fa-Hsien
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Fa -hsien
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Fa - hsien
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Фа Сянь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Fa - hsien
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Φα -χσιέν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Fa - Hsien
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Fa - hsien
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Fa - hsien
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Fa-hsien

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FA-HSIEN»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Fa-hsien

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FA-HSIEN»

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The Travels of Fa-hsien (399-414 A.D.), Or Record of the ...
This 1923 edition of The Travels of Fa-hsien was translated into English by H. A. Giles (1845-1935).
‎2012
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The Travels of Fa-hsien (399-414 A.D.), or Record of the ...
the travels of Fa-hsien in the various countries, which should be called, by way of distinction, The Greater Narrative of Fa-hsien. With regard to the text of the Record, there are certain points which deserve attention. For instance, "the second ...
Fa-hsien, Herbert Allen Giles
3
Pilgrimage: From the Ganges to Graceland : an Encyclopedia
Fa-hsien Chinese Buddhist pilgrim through whose efforts many important Buddhist texts entered China. Fa-hsien (his name is sometimes written Fa Xian and means “Splendor of Religious Law”; circa 337–circa 430) trained as a monk in the ...
Linda Kay Davidson, David Martin Gitlitz, 2002
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The Hye Ch'o Diary: Memoir of the Pilgrimage to the Five ...
Fa-hsien The first Buddhist pilgrim who has left an account of his travels was the monk Fa-hsien. In his small work, Fa-hsien has recorded his travels to Central Asia, India and Ceylon. Fa-hsien was a native of Shansi; he left home at three ...
Hyechʻo, Han-sŭng Yang, 1984
5
Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia
An Encyclopedia Jennifer Speake. Lesser Snow Mountain, where Hui-ching, one of the three members of the party, died. Fa-Hsien traveled on to Lakki, where he passed the summer retreat in 403, after which he went on to Mathura via Harana  ...
Jennifer Speake, 2014
6
A History of Chinese Civilization
The first pilgrim to gain fame by leaving an account of his extensive travels in the oasis region, India, and South-East Asia was Fa-hsien. Leaving Ch'ang-an in 399 , when he was over sixty years of age, he was to visit Kucha, Khotan, Kashgar, ...
Jacques Gernet, 1996
7
Indian Buddhism: A Survey with Bibliographical Notes
This Chinese work is the record of the pilgrimage of Fa-hsien (ca. A.D. 339-420) through India. Fa-hsien started from Ch'ang-an, which was then the capital of northern China, for India in A.D. 399, when he was sixty-one years of age.
Hajime Nakamura, 1980
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Buddhist Saints in India: A Study in Buddhist Values and ...
Fa-hsien (fl. 399-418 C.e.; journey to India, 399-412) (Beal 1869) and Hsdan- tsang (596?- 664 C.e.; journey to lndia, 627-645) (Watters 1904-5) provide a considerable amount of information on the Indian Buddhist cult of arhants at the times of ...
Reginald A. Ray, 1999
9
Early Buddhist Art of China and Central Asia, Volume 3: The ...
The characters for the name Fa-hsien are the same as those of the famous Fa- hsien who traveled to India ca. 400-415. Although it could refer to another monk ofthe same name, it is more likely to refer to the famous Fa-hsien who traveled ...
Marylin M. Rhie, 2010
10
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms
Among his many books are The Life and Teaching of Confucius (1867), The Religions of China (1880), and the 50-volume Sacred Books of the East (1879-1891).
James Legge, Faxian, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FA-HSIEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Fa-hsien is used in the context of the following news items.
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Xi'an, Buddhism And Modi – Analysis
Fa Xian (Fa-hsien: A.D. 4th-5th century), the Chinese Buddhist monk who came to India in AD 399 in search of Buddhism, came from Xi'an. «Eurasia Review, May 15»
2
Literary ties between Sri Lanka and China
There are well-known travel accounts of Fa-Hsien, in the fifth century and Hsien Tsang and I Tsing in the seventh century." He further mentions ... «The Island.lk, Sep 14»
3
Veneration, blessings and a show of all shows
This caught the eye of the Chinese traveller Fa-Hsien who described its colour and vibrancy as a splendid feat. With the capital being moved to ... «The Sunday Times Sri Lanka, Aug 14»
4
Sri Lankan-Born Former American Diplomat Meet with the Chinese …
The famous Chinese Buddhist Monk Faxian (Fa-hsien) visited Sri Lanka in the early fifth century and returned home with Buddhist scriptures. «Asian Tribune, Feb 14»
5
Stress management - a benefit of tourism
Following remarks of Fa-Hsien on Sri Lanka, illustrate these facts well. “The people of various countries heard how pleasant the land was, and ... «eTurboNews, Jan 14»
6
The Tooth Relic: symbol of royal authority
The Chinese monk, Fa-Hsien who studied scriptures at Anuradhapura for two years between 411-413 A.D describes the Tooth Relic festival ... «Ceylon Daily News, Jul 12»
7
Roads and bridges in pre-modern Sri Lanka
According to the fifth century Chinese traveller Fa-Hsien, the roads and streets in the city of Anuradhapura were excellently laid out and ... «Ceylon Daily News, Jun 12»
8
Mihintale: monastic complex of two thousand monks
According to the Chinese traveller Fa-Hsien who studied Buddhist scriptures at Anuradhapura for two years between 411-413 A D, there were ... «Ceylon Daily News, May 12»
9
An ancient village, a ruin by the sea and stories of pearls from …
It appears that the Chinese traveller - Fa-Hsien, who arrived in the island in 411 A.D.; and the Arab traveller, Ibn Batuta, who visited in 1344 A.D., reported ... «Sunday Times.lk, Mar 12»
10
A Chinese monk's India sojourn
Faxian, or Fa-Hsien, to give him his traditional Romanized spelling, came to Udyana (or as we know it today, Swat), Gandhara (Kandahar), ... «Livemint, Dec 11»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Fa-Hsien [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/fa-hsien>. May 2019 ».
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