五欲 (五慾) wǔ yù

  1. wǔ yù set phrase the five desires
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Outside Buddhism the five desires are (1) 财 wealth, (2) 色 sex, (3)名 fame, (4) 食 food, (5)睡 laziness. In Buddhism the five desires arise from the objects of the five senses: (1) 色 sex, (2) 声 hearing, (3)香 smell, (4) 味 taste and, (5) 触 touch; FGS translation standard: Five Desires (BL 'kāma'; Faxiang; FGDB '五欲')
  2. wǔ yù proper noun the five desires
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: The modern simplified characters are used as archaic characters in some sources, such as the Taisho Tripitaka. Outside Buddhism the five desires are (1) 财 wealth, (2) 色 sex, (3)名 fame, (4) 食 food, (5)睡 laziness.; FGS translation standard: Five Desires