Meaning of かんちょう in Japanese
Definition of かんちょう
(n) government office; authorities
Every government office seems to have problems in expediting matters without entanglement in its red tape system.
- (n) (Buddh) baptism-like ceremony performed by the buddhas on a bodhisattva who attains buddhahood
- (Buddh) baptism-like ceremony for conferring onto someone precepts, a mystic teaching, etc. (in esoteric Buddhism)
- (Buddh) pouring water onto a gravestone
- teaching esoteric techniques, compositions, etc. (in Japanese poetry or music)