[ bik-shoo-nee ]
/ ˈbɪk ʃu ni /
a female bhikshu; nun.
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Also bhik·ku·ni [bik-oo-nee] /ˈbɪk u ni/.
Origin of bhikshuni
< Sanskrit bhikṣuṇī (> Pali bhikkhuṇī)
Words nearby bhikshuni
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Example sentences from the Web for bhikshuni
At the place where the bhikshuni Utpala was the first to do reverence to Buddha, a tope has now been built.Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms|Fa-Hsien