za-zen

[ zah-zen ]
/ ˈzɑˈzɛn /

noun Zen.

meditation in a prescribed, cross-legged posture.

Nearby words

  1. z-plasty,
  2. z-zero particle,
  3. z.,
  4. z0,
  5. za,
  6. zaandam,
  7. zaanstad,
  8. zaatar,
  9. zabaglione,
  10. zabrze

Origin of za-zen

1720–30; < Japanese, equivalent to za seat, seated (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese zuò sit) + zen zen

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