Definition of Falun Gong in English:

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Falun Gong

Pronunciation: /ˈfälo͞on ˈɡo͝oNG/ Pronunciation: /ˈɡäNG/
(also Falun Dafa /ˈfälo͞on ˈdäfä/)


1A spiritual exercise and meditation regime with similarities to t’ai chi ch’uan, practiced predominantly in China.
Example sentences
  • Falun Gong is a peaceful, spiritual practice without any formal organization, property or membership.
  • According to Li, Falun Gong is a cultivation system aimed at cultivating both human life and nature.
1.1A Taoist-Buddhist sect practicing Falun Gong.


1990s: Chinese, literally 'wheel of law', from 'law' + lún 'wheel' (+ gōng 'skill' or dà fǎ 'great method').

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Syllabification: Fa·lun Gong

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