Definition of Soka Gakkai in US English:

Soka Gakkai

proper noun

  • A political and lay religious organization founded in Japan in 1930, based on the teachings of the Nichiren Buddhist sect.

Origin

Japanese, from sō ‘create’ + ka ‘value’ + gakkai ‘(learned) society’.

Pronunciation

Soka Gakkai

/ˌsōkə ˈɡäkī/