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Sakyamuni

[ sah-kyuh-moon-ee ]
/ ˈsɑ kyəˌmʊn i /
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noun

one of the names of Buddha.

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Origin of Sakyamuni

From the Sanskrit word Śākyamuni

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British Dictionary definitions for Sakyamuni

Sakyamuni
/ (ˌsɑːkjəˈmuːnɪ) /

noun

one of the titles of the Buddha, deriving from the name of Sakya where he was born

Word Origin for Sakyamuni

Sanskrit, literally: hermit of the Sākya tribe
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