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Buddha

noun uk   /ˈbʊd.ə/ us  
the holy man (563–483 BC) on whose life and teachings Buddhism is based [C] an image or statue (= large model) of Buddha
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in Korean 부처…
in Arabic بوذا…
in Portuguese Buda…
in Catalan Buda…
in Japanese 仏陀(ぶつだ), 釈迦牟尼(しゃかむに)の尊称…
in Italian Budda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 佛,佛陀, 佛像…
in Russian Будда…
in Turkish Buda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 佛,佛陀, 佛像…
in Polish Budda…
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