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[えん()·()]
engi
noun

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[いんえん(縁起)]
inen
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English Meaning(s) for 縁起

noun
  1. omen; sign of luck
  2. origin; history; causation
  3. dependent arising; doctrine that everything has a cause and there is nothing that arises out of nothing (orig. meaning)

Definition and Synonyms for 縁起

Sign a character indicating a relation between quantities
Synonyms: 兆候, 前兆, 前表, 合図, 気配, 目印, 符号, 縁起, 表号, 表徴, 記号

Meanings for each kanji in 縁起

» affinity; relation; connection; edge; border; verge; brink
» rouse; wake up; get up

Categories 縁起 is a member of

Mathematical Notation a notation used by mathematicians
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Sample Sentences for 縁起

It's bad luck to say that.
Four is an unlucky number in Japanese.
We sprinkle salt to ward off bad luck.
Don't say such a thing.
Don't say such ill-omened things.

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