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Both 仏 and 釈迦 are defined as "Buddha" in my dictionary. Is there a difference between these words?
仏 basically means (lowercase) buddha, that is, past participle of a verb that means to wake in Sanskrit or one who are awaken, not limited to Gautama Buddha. 釈迦 refers to Gautama Siddhartha himself.