Definition of 寺

  • Buddhist temple

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • てら

Popular Words With This Kanji

寺, てら

temple (Buddhist)

寺院, じいん

temple

国分寺, こくぶんじ

(Nara Era) state-supported provincial temples

禅寺, ぜんでら

Zen temple

寺内, じない

inside a temple

寺子屋, 寺小屋, てらこや

temple elementary school (during the Edo period)

寺子屋, 寺小屋, てらこや

temple elementary school (during the Edo period)

寺社, じしゃ

temples and shrines

末寺, まつじ

branch temple

山寺, やまでら

mountain temple


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