Meaning of 百八 in Japanese

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Definition of 百八

  1. (n) 108; one hundred and eight

    「百八といえば煩悩の数だ」「お兄ちゃんはどんな煩悩があるの?」「言ってもいいが、検閲削除になるぞ」
    "Talking about 108, that's the number of worldly passions." "What worldly passions have you got then?" "I could say, but it'll get censored out."

  2. (Buddh) the number of kleshas, worldly thoughts and passions →Related words: 煩悩
  3. the sum of 12 months, 24 seasons of the solar year, and 72 'climates' of one year →Related words: 七十二候 , 節気

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