Buddha
I. noun Etymology: Sanskrit, enlightened; akin to Sanskrit bodhi enlightenment — more at bid Date: 1681 1. a person who has attained Buddhahood 2. a representation of Gautama Buddha II. biographical name — see siddhartha gautama

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  • Buddha — (pronunciation: IPA| [bʊd̪.d̪ʰə] ) ( Awakened one or Enlightened One in Sanskrit and Pali) may refer to:Religion* Gautama Buddha, founder of Buddhism, clan name Gautama (Sanskrit; Pali: Gotama), personal name said to be Siddhārtha (Sanskrit; Pali …   Wikipedia

  • Buddha — Bud dha, n. [Skr. buddha wise, sage, the enlightened fr. budh to know.] 1. The title of an incarnation of self abnegation, virtue, and wisdom. [1913 Webster] 2. The title of Siddhartha or Gautama, a deified religious teacher of the Buddhists and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buddha — Siddhartha Gautama, Statue am Niederrhein in der Darstellung als Buddha Shakyamuni (Der Weise aus dem Geschlecht der Shakya) Buddha (Sanskrit, m., बुद्ध, buddha, wörtlich „Erwachter“, chinesisch fó 佛, vietnamesisch bụt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Buddha — (Budha) (izg. búda) m DEFINICIJA rel. 1. (o.560 480. pr. Kr.), također i Gautama, princ Siddhārtha, osnivač religije budizma 2. prema budističkom vjerovanju o reinkarnaciji, prije Gautame Buddhe postojao je cijeli niz istoimenih Buddha, učitelja… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Buddha — Buddha1 [bo͞o′də, bood′ə] n. a statue or image of Buddha Buddha2 [bo͞o′də, bood′ə] [Sans, the enlightened one; pp. of budh, to awake, know < IE base * bheudh : see BID1] Siddhartha Gautama, religious philosopher and teacher who lived in India… …   English World dictionary

  • Buddha — (sanskr., d.i. der Erwachte, Weise), Stifter des Buddhismus (s.d.), bei den Indern die 9. Verkörperung des Wischnu als heiliger Weiser, od. die Fortsetzung der Incarnation desselben als Krischna; nach Andern Emanation aus Brahma, zur Reformirung… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Buddha — Buddha, s. Buddhismus …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Buddha — Buddha, Stifter des Buddhismus (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Buddha — (im Sanskrit = erhabene Weisheit), heißt der Stifter des Buddhaismus, welcher als die 9. Fleischwerdung Wischnus verehrt, in China und Korea Fo, in Japan Budsdo, in Tübet Lama, von den Mongolen u. Kalmüken Dschakdschiamuni, auf der hinteren… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Buddha — 1680s, from Pali, lit. awakened, enlightened, pp. of budh to awake, know, perceive, related to Skt. bodhati is awake, observes, understands (see BID (Cf. bid)). Title given by his adherents to the man who taught this path, Siddhartha GAUTAMA (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • Buddha — /booh deuh, bood euh/, n. 1. Also called Butsu, Gautama, Gautama Buddha. (Prince Siddhattha or Siddhartha) 566? c480 B.C., Indian religious leader: founder of Buddhism. 2. any of a series of teachers in Buddhism, of whom Gautama was the last, who …   Universalium

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