化身

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Chinese[edit]

 
to make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform
 
body; torso; person; life; status; pregnancy; (a measure word used for clothes) suit
simp. and trad.
(化身)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

化身

  1. avatar, reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) living embodiment, reincarnation
    他是一個現實生活中勇氣的化身 [MSC, trad.]
    他是一个现实生活中勇气的化身 [MSC, simp.]
    Tāshìyīgexiànshíshēnghuózhōngyǒngqìdehuàshēn. [Pinyin]
    He's the living embodiment of bravery.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
しん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 化身.

Noun[edit]

化身 (hiragana けしん, romaji keshin)

  1. (Buddhism) incarnation, reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) living embodiment, reincarnation
  3. (drama) in kabuki or other drama, appearing as a ghastly apparition

Verb[edit]

化身 + する (hiragana けしんする, romaji keshin suru)

  1. to be incarnated

Conjugation[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

化身 (hwasin) (hangeul 화신)

  1. Hanja form? of 화신, “avatar, incarnation, reincarnation”.