Nihongo Master

百八

ひゃくはち

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
  • 108
  • one hundred and eight
Buddhist term
  • the number of kleshas, worldly thoughts and passions
  • the sum of 12 months, 24 seasons of the solar year, and 72 'climates' of one year

Related Kanji

hundred
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
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Example Sentences

Talking about 108, that's the number of worldly passions. "What worldly passions have you got then?" "I could say, but it'll get censored out."