Definition of Roshi

1. the spiritual leader of a group of Zen Buddhists [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roshi

rosetty
rosety
rosewater
rosewater sailor
rosewaters
rosewood
rosewood tree
rosewoods
roseworm
roseworms
rosewort
roseworts
rosh yeshiva
roshambo
roshchinite
roshi (current term)
roshis
rosiaite
rosickyite
rosiculture
rosid
rosid dicot family
rosid dicot genus
rosids
rosied
rosier
rosiere
rosieres
rosiers
rosies

Literary usage of Roshi

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1. Dictionary of the Hausa Language by Charles Henry Robinson, Hausa Association, London (1913)
"... roshi, a council, consultation, talk, gossip, suna yin roshi = suna yin ... ina da roshi the corn is ground line. 9 * *• rotel* (Ar. Jij), ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1896)
"509; roshi'» App. 69 Pa. 462, 8 Am. Rep. 275; 29 L. RA, Every religious society, for its own internal order and for the mode in which it fulfills its ..."

3. A Handbook of Colloquial Japanese by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1898)
"... a collection of articles, lectures, or addresses. roshi, death in prison : roshi sum, to die in prison. ..."

4. The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided by Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne (1873)
"On the 1st of January, 1868, Peter roshi, Adam Hill, Jacob Bauer and Adam Gundaker were elected elders and deacons; ..."

5. The Coming Power: A Contemporary History of the Far East, 1898-1905 by Michael John Fitzgerald McCarthy (1905)
"roshi statement received no credence ... The Siecle saw in roshi report " no reason for sinking English ves Petite ..."

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