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  *僧* | 僧* | *僧
(bound form) Buddhist monk (abbr. for 僧伽)
poor monk (humble term used by monk of himself)
(Buddhism) sangha / the monastic community / monk
(Buddhist) monks and nuns
Sweeper Monk, nameless monk who maintains the library of Shaolin (from Jin Yong's novel "Demigods and Semidevils" 天龍八部|天龙八部) / (fig.) person whose remarkable talents are not well known
lit. many monks and not much gruel (idiom) / fig. not enough to go around / demand exceeds supply
a senior monk
laymen / laity
Buddhist monks
abbey / Buddhist monastery / vihara
Sha Wujing
senior monk
Zhang Sengyou (active c. 490-540), one of the Four Great Painters of the Six Dynasties 六朝四大家
Coraciiformes, class of birds including kingfishers and hornbills
capuchin monkey / genus Cebidae
Sinhalese (language)
Xuanzang (602-664) Tang dynasty Buddhist monk and translator, who traveled to India 629-645
(bird species of China) European roller (Coracias garrulus)
(bird species of China) Indian roller (Coracias benghalensis)
lit. not for the monk's sake but for the Buddha's sake (idiom) / fig. (to do sth for sb) out of deference to sb else
(zoology) Portuguese man o' war (Physalia physalis)

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