old variant of 齋|斋

to fast or abstain from meat, wine etc; vegetarian diet; study room; building; to give alms (to a monk)

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吃斋 吃齋 chi1 zhai1
to abstain from eating meat; to be a vegetarian

打斋 打齋 da3 zhai1
to beg for (vegetarian) food

大开斋 大開齋 da4 kai1 zhai1
see 開齋節|开斋节

大斋 大齋 da4 zhai1
to fast; to abstain from food

大斋节 大齋節 da4 zhai1 jie2
great fast; Christian lent

大斋期 大齋期 da4 zhai1 qi1
Lent (Christian period of forty days before Easter)

封斋 封齋 feng1 zhai1
fast (in several religions); Ramadan (Islam); see also 齋月|斋月

封斋节 封齋節 feng1 zhai1 jie2

化斋 化齋 hua4 zhai1
to beg for food (of monks)

开斋 開齋 kai1 zhai1
to stop following a vegetarian diet; to break a fast

开斋节 開齋節 kai1 zhai1 jie2
Eid al-Fitr or Feast of Breaking the Fast, celebrated on the last day of Ramadan

聊斋志异 聊齋志異 liao2 zhai1 zhi4 yi4
Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio, Qing dynasty book of tales by 蒲松齡|蒲松龄

守斋 守齋 shou3 zhai1
to fast

书斋 書齋 shu1 zhai1
study (room)

四旬斋 四旬齋 si4 xun2 zhai1
Lent (Christian period of forty days before Easter)

素斋 素齋 su4 zhai1
vegetarian food

斋饭 齋飯 zhai1 fan4
food given to Buddhist monks as alms

斋果 齋果 zhai1 guo3
(religious) offerings

斋祭 齋祭 zhai1 ji4
to offer sacrifices (to gods or ancestors) whilst abstaining from meat, wine etc

斋教 齋教 zhai1 jiao4
Zhaijiao sect of Buddhism

斋戒 齋戒 zhai1 jie4
to fast

斋期 齋期 zhai1 qi1
fasting days; a fast

斋堂 齋堂 zhai1 tang2
dining hall in a Buddhist temple

斋藤 齋藤 zhai1 teng2
Saitō (Japanese surname)

斋月 齋月 zhai1 yue4
Ramadan (Islam)