Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 座禅(ざぜん) in Japanese

座禅, 坐禅
Kana Reading
ざぜん
Romaji
zazen
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    zazen (seated Zen meditation, usu. in a cross-legged position)
    Example sentence
    座禅組んだ He sat in Zen meditation.

Examples of 座禅, 坐禅, ざぜん in a sentence



Kanji in this word

7 strokes

sit

On'Yomi: ザ, サ

Kun'Yomi: すわ.る, おわす, そぞろに, まします

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JLPT 1

13 strokes

Zen, silent meditation

On'Yomi: ゼン, セン

Kun'Yomi: しずか, ゆず.る

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JLPT 3

10 strokes

squat, seat, cushion, gathering, sit

On'Yomi: ザ

Kun'Yomi: すわ.る

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