1. 1〔仏陀ぶっだ〕(the) Buddha;〔釈迦しゃか〕Shakyamuni
    • 仏を拝む
    • worship the Buddha
    • 仏の慈悲にすがる
    • 「appeal to [throw oneself on] the Buddha's mercy
    • 仏様のような人
    • 〔気高い〕a saintly person/〔慈悲深い〕a merciful person/〔無邪気な〕an innocent person
    • 仏の顔も三度
    • Even the patience of a saint has limits.
    • 知らぬが仏
    • ((諺)) Ignorance is bliss.
    • 地獄で仏に会った気がした
    • In my hour of need I found a true friend.
    • 仏作って魂入れずといったところだ
    • That's like a birthday cake without icing or candles!/That's forgetting the most important thing!
  1. 2〔仏像〕a Buddhist image; a figure of (the) Buddha
  1. 3〔死者〕a dead person, the deceased, a departed soul;〔総称〕the dead, the deceased
    • 仏が浮かばれない
    • The soul of the deceased cannot rest in peace.
  1. 仏顔仏顔の with a gentle expression
  1. 仏心compassion; a merciful heart
    • 仏心を起こしたのが間違いだった
    • Showing him mercy was a mistake.