Definition of 僧

  • Buddhist priest
  • monk


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

僧, そう

monk, priest

小僧, こぞう

youngster, young Buddhist priest

僧侶, そうりょ

priest, monk

尼僧, にそう

nun, priestess

高僧, こうそう

high priest, virtuous priest

僧堂, そうどう

temple meditation hall or certain other temple structures

修行僧, しゅうぎょうそう

ascetic monk, trainee monk

禅僧, ぜんそう

Zen priest

大僧正, だいそうじょう

high priest

僧院, そういん

monastery, temple

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