Definition of 諦

  • abandon
  • give up


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • テイ
  • タイ
  • あきらめる
  • つまびらか
  • まこと

Popular Words With This Kanji

諦める, あきらめる

to give up, to abandon (hope, plans), to resign oneself (to)

要諦, ようてい

important point

諦観, ていかん

clear vision, resignation (as in reconciling oneself)

諦念, ていねん

a heart that understands truth

諦め, あきらめ

resignation, acceptance, consolation

四諦, したい

The Four Noble Truths (of Buddhism)

三諦, さんたい, さんだい

(in Tendai) threefold truth (all things are void; all things are temporary; all things are in the middle state between these two)

真諦, しんたい, しんてい

ultimate truth, essence (in Buddhism)

仮諦, けたい

truth of temporariness (holding that all things are temporary)

空諦, くうたい

truth of emptiness (holding that all things are void)

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