八幡

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Jinmeiyō

Proper noun[edit]

八幡 (hiragana はちまん, romaji Hachiman)

  1. Abbreviation of 八幡神: (mythology, Shintō) the Japanese god of archery and tutelary deity to samurai
  2. Abbreviation of 八幡宮: (religion, Shintō) a shrine to 八幡神 (​Hachimanjin)
  3. (geography) a name of various places in Japan