nab.post-Nmetaphysicalthe basic nature (of N) (many of the examples in nab - meta need to be moved here)
nab(.post-N)one's own nature
nab[.post-N]one's own nature; the nature of a thing
nab.post-Nnatural inborn endowment, inborn nature, basic nature; natural condition, natural tendency; natural disposition, character; natural endowmentsBUDDH: in the Zen Buddhist context, xìng usually refers to one's 'Buddha-nature' (see fóxìng 佛性 ) (the inborn, naturally perfect and nature of each sentient being, overclouded (but not changed!) by the deluded activities of the mind)
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