[ roh-shee ]
/ ˈroʊ ʃi /
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the religious leader of a group of Zen Buddhists.
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Origin of roshi
< Japn rōshi
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How to use roshi in a sentence
Those words were said by Joshu Sasaki Roshi, who ordained Leonard Cohen as a Zen monk in 1996.
Roshi, who recently passed on at 107, was in his late 90s when he said it.