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Meaning of "Fa Xian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FA XIAN

Fa Xian  [ˈfɑː ˈʃjɑːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FA XIAN

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Fa Xian is a noun.
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WHAT DOES FA XIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Fa Xian

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.

Definition of Fa Xian in the English dictionary

The definition of Fa Xian in the dictionary is original name Sehi. 5th century ad, Chinese Buddhist monk: his pilgrimage to India began relations between China and India.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FA XIAN


Afghanistan
æfˈɡænɪˌstɑːn
Akan
ˈɑːkɑːn
Azerbaijan
ˌæzəbaɪˈdʒɑːn
Balikpapan
ˌbɑːlɪkˈpɑːpɑːn
barn
bɑːn
bayyan
baɪˈjɑːn
bobbejaan
ˈbɒbəˌjɑːn
Hetian
ˈhɜːˈtjɑːn
Hsian
ʃjɑːn
Iran
ɪˈrɑːn
kalian
kælˈjɑːn
khan
kɑːn
Oman
əʊˈmɑːn
Pakistan
ˌpɑːkɪˈstɑːn
Sian
ʃjɑːn
Sudan
suːˈdɑːn
Taiwan
ˈtaɪˈwɑːn
Turkmenistan
ˌtɜːkmɛnɪˈstɑːn
Xi´an
ʃjɑːn
yarn
jɑːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FA XIAN

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Fabian
Fabian Society
Fabianism
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Fabius Maximus
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Fablon
Fabre

WORDS THAT END LIKE FA XIAN

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Synonyms and antonyms of Fa Xian in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translator English - Chinese

法显
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Fa Xian
570 millions of speakers

English

Fa Xian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सो जियान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فا شيان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Фа Сянь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Fa Xian
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Fa Xian
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Fa Xian
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fa Xian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fa Xian
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Faは西安
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

빠 시안 (西安)
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fa Xian
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Pháp Tây An
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஃபா ஜியான்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फा Xian
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Fa Xian
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Fa Xian
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Fa Xian
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фа Сянь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Fa Xian
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

fa Xian
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Fa Xian
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Fa Xian
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Fa Xian
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FA XIAN»

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A History of Sino-Indian Relations: 1st Century A.D. to 7th ...
Because of the difficulties and bad weather, Fa Xian stopped in Java for three months and then again headed for China in a merchant ship. He returned back to China in A D. 414. Fa Xian y£M took a total of fifteen years in his pilgrimage tour to ...
Yukteshwar Kumar, 2005
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The Essential World History
Here the Buddhist monk Fa Xian, who spent several years there in the fifth century c.e., reports on conditions in the kingdom of Mathura (Mo-tu-lo), a vassal state in western India that was part of the Gupta Empire. Although he could not have ...
William J. Duiker, Jackson Spielvogel, 2006
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Maritime Southeast Asia to 1500
Fa Xian's Account of the New Straits Route Just how terrifying the new all-sea route could be to first-time travelers is clear from an account written by the Buddhist monk Fa Xian, the first person to describe the route. In 399 C.E., at the age of ...
Lynda Shaffer, 1995
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Insight History 1 Trf Resrc File Bklet
Using powerpoint slides.go through the main points about Fa Xian. 10. Do Activity Book activity 5.6. 1 1 . Set the E-Navigate as homework. E-Navigate Box A useful website on Xu- anzang and his travels is: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ ...
Faizah, 2006
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Transnationalism in Ancient and Medieval Societies: The Role ...
There are a number of famous Chinese monks who made arduous journeys to visit Buddhist sites and centers of learning in South Asia after the time of the Han Empire. Fa Xian (aka Fa Hsien, Fa Hien) appears to have been the first of these ...
Michael C. Howard, 2012
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Buddhism in China
The first Chinese who really reached the hometown of Sakyamuni in quest of Buddhist teachings was Master Fa Xian of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (AD 317-420). With a secular surname Gong, Fa Xian was a native of Wuyang of Pingyang ...
Haicheng Ling, 刘浚, 2005
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The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge's Oriental ...
... leader in the study of Buddhist texts — a state of affairs seen in his work on Fa Xian, in which he most often defers to the more extensive technical knowledge of scholars such as Eitel and Rhys Davids.37 Certainly he was not an authoritative  ...
N. J. Girardot, 2002
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China on the Sea: How the Maritime World Shaped Modern China
The memoir of Fa Xian is one of the first non-official accounts of China's interaction with South and Southeast Asia.40 Herbert A. Giles thought the work so important to the study of China and Buddhism that he translated it into English in the ...
Zheng Yangwen, 2011
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Politics and Religion in Ancient and Medieval Europe and China
The two greatest Chinese pilgrims, Fa Xian fcm (c. A.D. 337-422) and Xuanzang £H (c. A.D. 596-664) have left us detailed testimony. Fa Xian's account reports observances of the Buddha's birthday at Khotan (from the first to the fourteenth of  ...
Frederick Hok-Ming Cheung, ming chiu Lai, 1999
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Integrating Chinese Buddhism: A Study of Yongming Yanshou's ...
665 Fa Xian (d. u.) was also called Fa Cuo faMl • He was an official of the Wei M in the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). The Qin ^ offered the emperor of the Wei a seventy-squared li piece of land for Fa Xian's life. Fa Xian was confined in  ...
Yi-hsun Huang, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FA XIAN»

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Sri Lanka, the Indian Ocean and the China Factor - Dr. Kohona
Fa Xian and Xuanzang came to Lanka in the fifth and sixth centuries. Fa Xian travelled back to China on a ship carrying 200 passengers. «Asian Tribune, Jul 15»
2
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»
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CCTV, DD enter shared content, co-production arrangement
DD and CCTV will also jointly produce TV programmes on areas of mutual interest, including documentaries on the travels of Fa Xian and ... «Rapid tv news, May 15»
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Doordarshan & China's CCTV ink MoU for co-production
DD and CCTV will jointly produce TV programmes on areas of mutual interest, which include documentaries on the travels of Fa Xian and ... «Indiantelevision.com, May 15»
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Stories of Chinese travellers Fa Xian, Hieun Tsang to be aired on …
NEW DELHI: Tracing the journey of the earliest Chinese travellers -Fa Xian and Hieun Tsang -to India could be taken up as a joint production ... «Economic Times, May 15»
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Xi Launches Cultural Counter-Revolution to Restore Confucianism …
The opening of the ancient Silk Road, the foreign envoys sent to China in the Sui and Tang dynasties, Fa Xian and Xuan Zang's westward ... «Huffington Post, Sep 14»
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Making the most of Chinese economic expansion
From the time of Fa Xian, The Chinese scholar monk who visited Sri Lanka in the 5th century AD until the time of Independence, several people ... «The Island.lk, Sep 14»
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First Urdu-Chinese Dictionary to further consolidate relationship …
... Chinese scholars Xuan Zhuang and Fa Xian traversed the Silk Route to a famous University in Taxila, just thirty miles from capital Islamabad. «Business Recorder, May 14»
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Silk Route: The way to prosperity for India, China and the Entire Asia
More than 1,600 years ago, a 65-year old Chinese monk named Fa Xian (Fa-Hien) made his maiden pilgrimage to India to look for Buddhist ... «Economic Times, Apr 14»
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A Strange Kind of Brew
Miller's dramatis personae includes well-known proto-travel show presenters such Fa Hien (aka Fa Xian), Hiuen Tsang (aka Xuanzang aka ... «The New Indian Express, Apr 14»

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