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外典, がいてん, げてん, げでん

  • gaiten,geten,geden


noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • Apocrypha (i.e. as opposed to the Biblical canon)


Buddhist term

  • non-Buddhist writings (esp. Confucian writings)

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