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釈迦, しゃか

  • shaka

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • the Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama, 563 BCE-483 BCE)
  • Shakyamuni
  • Sakyamuni

Examples of 釈迦,しゃか in a Sentence

それは釈迦説法というもの
That's like carrying coals to Newcastle.
I'm sure you don't need me to tell you this, but wouldn't it be a good idea to stop smoking?
釈迦説法
Don't teach fishes to swim.
釈迦
You can't teach your grandmother to suck eggs.

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