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大圣

English translation: Great sage/mahatma

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Chinese term or phrase:大圣
English translation:Great sage/mahatma
Entered by: Marta Argat
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02:39 Aug 22, 2001
Chinese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Chinese term or phrase: 大圣
大圣
elit
Great sage
Explanation:
First of all, sorry for typing the words of disagreement for the Wang's answer.
One could address a virtuous monk as Mahatma or Great Sage. Sheng is also a perfix for many words that mean the emperor or a great wise man, such as Confucius; also: emperor's body, emperor's edict etc.
As for the Monkey King - I don't see any relations to this hero in the very word.
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Marta Argat
Local time: 05:57
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na -1Great sage
Marta Argat
na -1Monkey King
Donglai Lou
na -1mahatmawtrans


  

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1 min peer agreement (net): -1
mahatma


Explanation:
mahatma

wtrans
Local time: 11:57
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in pair: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Marta Argat: we don't know the context
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1 hr peer agreement (net): -1
Monkey King


Explanation:
Monkey King is another name of Su Wukong

Donglai Lou
China
Local time: 11:57
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in pair: 467

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Marta Argat: we don't know the context
25 mins
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1 hr peer agreement (net): -1
Great sage


Explanation:
First of all, sorry for typing the words of disagreement for the Wang's answer.
One could address a virtuous monk as Mahatma or Great Sage. Sheng is also a perfix for many words that mean the emperor or a great wise man, such as Confucius; also: emperor's body, emperor's edict etc.
As for the Monkey King - I don't see any relations to this hero in the very word.

Marta Argat
Local time: 05:57
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in UkrainianUkrainian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Donglai Lou: don't you know another name of monkey king is 齐天大圣,briefed as "大圣" sometimes.
1 hr
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