バンシー

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Irish bean (possibly via English banshee), from Old Irish ben síde (woman of the fairy mound).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

バンシー (romaji banshī)

  1. banshee

Usage notes[edit]

The banshee is not part of traditional Japanese folklore, so this term is really only used when discussing Gaelic folklore, or as a borrowing in modern fantasy fiction.