Definition of 耶

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Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ジャ

Popular Words With This Kanji

有耶無耶, うやむや

indefinite, hazy, vague, unsettled, undecided

邪馬台国, 耶馬台国, やまたいこく, やばたいこく

Yamataikoku, (Japanese history) a country that existed within Japan. Ruled by Queen Himiko in the third century AD

耶蘇, やそ

Jesus (Chinese)

三昧耶, 三摩耶, さんまや, さまや, さんまいや

time, meeting, coming together, equality, warning, or riddance of hindrances (esp. in esoteric Buddhism as vows of the buddhas and bodhisattvas)

耶嬢, やじょう

father and mother

三昧耶戒, 三摩耶戒, さんまやかい

precepts given to an adherent prior to being consecrated as an Acharya (in esoteric Buddhism)

三昧耶戒, 三摩耶戒, さんまやかい

precepts given to an adherent prior to being consecrated as an Acharya (in esoteric Buddhism)

阿頼耶識, あらやしき

alaya-vijnana (store consciousness, consciousness forming the base of all human existence)

耶蘇教, やそきょう

Christianity

三昧耶形, 三摩耶形, さんまやぎょう, さまやぎょう

object or shape that symbolizes the vow of a buddha or bodhisattva to save all life


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