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Meaning of "Kuan Yin" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD KUAN YIN

From Chinese: one who hears the sounds of the world.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF KUAN YIN

Kuan Yin  [kwan jɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KUAN YIN

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determiner
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Kuan Yin 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 KUAN YIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Kuan Yin

Guanyin

Guanyin is the bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists, usually as a female. The name Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin, which means "Observing the Sounds of the World". She is also sometimes referred to as Guanyin Pusa. Some Buddhists believe that when one of their adherents departs from this world, they are placed by Guanyin in the heart of a lotus, and then sent to the western pure land of Sukhāvatī. It is generally accepted among East Asian adherents that Guanyin originated as the Sanskrit Avalokiteśvara. Commonly known in English as the Mercy Goddess or Goddess of Mercy, Guanyin is also revered by Chinese Taoists as an Immortal. However, in folk traditions such as Chinese mythology, there are other stories about Guanyin's origins that are outside the accounts of Avalokiteśvara recorded in Buddhist sutras.

Definition of Kuan Yin in the English dictionary

The definition of Kuan Yin in the dictionary is a female Chinese Bodhisattva of compassion, regarded as the protector of women and children and patron of sailors Japanese name: Kannon.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KUAN YIN


ayin
ˈɑːjɪn
Pinyin
ˈpɪnˈjɪn
Stolypin
ˌstʌlɪˈpjɪn
yin
jɪn
zayin
ˈzɑːjɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KUAN YIN

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Kuala Lumpur
Kuan-tung
Kuban
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Kubla Khan
Kublai Khan
Kubrick
Kuch Bihar
kuchen
Kuching
Kuchipudi
kudlik
kudos
Kudrun

WORDS THAT END LIKE KUAN YIN

admin
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Kwan Yin

Synonyms and antonyms of Kuan Yin in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Kuan Yin» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KUAN YIN

Find out the translation of Kuan Yin to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Kuan Yin from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Kuan Yin» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

观音
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Kuan Yin
570 millions of speakers

English

Kuan Yin
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुआँ यिन
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

كوان يين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гуань Инь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Kuan Yin
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুয়ান ইয়েন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Kuan Yin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kuan Yin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kuan Yin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

観音
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Kuan 음
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kuan Yin
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Kuan Yin
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குவான் யின்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुआन यिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kuan Yin
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Kuan Yin
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kuan Yin
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гуань Інь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Kuan Yin
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Kuan Yin
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Kuan Yin
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Kuan Yin
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Kuan Yin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Kuan Yin

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KUAN YIN»

The term «Kuan Yin» is normally little used and occupies the 110.404 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KUAN YIN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Kuan Yin

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KUAN YIN»

Discover the use of Kuan Yin in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Kuan Yin and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Kuan-yin: The Chinese Transformation of Avalokitesvara
The book eloquently depicts the domestication of Kuan-yin as a case study of the indigenization of Buddhism in China and illuminates the ways this beloved deity has affected the lives of all Chinese people down the ages.
Chün-fang Yü, 2013
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Kuan Yin: Accessing the Power of the Divine Feminine
With Kuan Yin: Accessing the Power of the Divine Feminine, author and devotee Daniela Schenker offers a beautiful and useful resource for connecting to Kuan Yin's energy through art, story, and your own spiritual practice.Ancient scriptures ...
Daniela Schenker, 2014
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Kuan Yin: myths and revelations of the Chinese Goddess of ...
Yet she is barely known in the West and few studies have been made of her. The authors of this book have travelled all over China in search of her true story and origins within Buddhism, Taoism and the female shamans of China.
Martin Palmer, Jay Ramsay, Man-ho Kwok, 1995
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Kuan Yin Oracle
Known as the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion, Kuan Yin is revered by Buddhists throughout East Asia.
Alana Fairchild, 2013
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This Isn't a Picture I'm Holding: Kuan Yin
" "In this book, Kathy Phillips and Joseph Singer celebrate Kuan Yin's many incarnations in words and images that exhibit humor, poignancy, and the open-endedness of a koan.
Kathy J. Phillips, 2004
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Bodhisattva of Compassion: The Mystical Tradition of Kuan Yin
John Blofeld provides a compelling portrait of Kuan Yin through colorful anecdotes, personal experiences, and descriptions of Buddhist rituals and legends.
John Blofeld, 2009
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Kuan Yin
Kuan Yin, goddess of compassion, helps the beautiful fifth wife escape marriage to an old and evil lord. This story is from ancient China where Kuan Yin is revered today.
Kath Lock, Frances Kelly, Steven Woolman, 1995
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Kuan Yin Box: Divine Giver of Compassion
Often appearing in repose and with a gracious air, Kuan Yin is a deeply worshipped female deity in Chinese Pure Land Buddhism.
Manuela Mascetti Dunn, Manuela Dunn Mascetti, 2004
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The Living Word of Kuan Yin: The Teachings and Prophecies of ...
A few years later, making an appointment with a hypnotherapist, Lena found herself engaged in an ongoing conversation: channeling the words and spiritual canons of the ancient Asian deity she had earlier prayed to.The story of the ...
Hope Bradford & Lena Lees, 2006
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The Kuan Yin Chronicles: The Myths and Prophecies of the ...
looked at the rise of the devotion to Kuan Yin and in particular the development of her island, by quoting the words of this monk, a monk born as a result of prayers and a dream of Kuan Yin, saved from premature death by the goddess and then ...
Martin Palmer, Jay Ramsay, Man-Ho Kwok, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KUAN YIN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Kuan Yin is used in the context of the following news items.
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Prove AmBank founder's murder probe complete, IGP told
Hussain was assassinated on July 29 two years ago while his wife was seriously injured in the shooting, when they emerged from the Kuan Yin ... «Malay Mail Online, Jul 15»
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AmBank founder's son slams IGP for 'no 1MDB link'
Hussain was shot dead outside the Kuan Yin Temple on Jalan Ceylon, Kuala Lumpur, on July 29, 2013. Police believed his murder was related ... «Malaysiakini, Jul 15»
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Any link between 1MDB and AmBank founder's murder? Kit Siang …
Hussain was assassinated on July 29 two years ago while his wife was seriously injured in the shooting, when they emerged from the Kuan Yin ... «Malay Mail Online, Jul 15»
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Take time out from life to get grounded
Maria Kannon — named after two ladies of compassion, Jesus' mother, Mary, and the Buddhist lady of compassion, Kuan Yin or Japan's ... «Dallas Morning News, Jun 15»
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Repulse Bay through the ages, from Hemingway to the present day
It may look a little kitsch, but the Kuan Yin shrine (and the adjoining Tin Hau temple) at the southern tip of the beach remains a popular ... «South China Morning Post, May 15»
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Discover Weatherford's lush secret, Chandor Gardens
... fashioned after similar works in China's imperial gardens, embedded with a marble statue of Kuan Yin, Buddhist goddess of compassion. «Dallas Morning News, May 15»
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Let moderation rule us again
St George's Church was our playground and the Kuan Yin temple was where you stopped by to gawk. There were beggars, priests and rituals, ... «The Star Online, May 15»
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40 years after Vietnam's fall, one Sacramento family remembers
Every morning he goes out to his garden to pray to a white statue of Kuan Yin, Buddhist goddess of compassion and mercy, and gives thanks ... «Sacramento Bee, May 15»
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9 Goddesses to Help With Money, Love, and Protection
Kuan Yin (kwan-yin) is the Chinese Buddhist goddess of compassion, mercy and healing. She is the "Compassionate Saviouress" worshiped ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
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Even Batu Caves statues illegal if cross considered propagation to …
To illustrate, he said iconic structures such as the Lord Murugan statue at Batu Caves and the statue of Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy in ... «TODAYonline, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Kuan Yin [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/kuan-yin>. Jun 2021 ».
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