古神道

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Grade: 2
しん
Grade: 3
とう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ko, old) +‎ 神道 (shintō, Shintō).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

古神道 (hiragana こしんとう, romaji Koshintō, historical hiragana こしんたう)

  1. (religion, Shintō) a reconstruction of Shintō as practiced originally before any influence from Buddhism or Confucianism
    This focuses on Shintō as expressed mainly in classical writings such as the Kojiki; the Nihon Shoki; records of court ceremony, laws, and customs written by members of the Fujiwara clan in the 900s through 1100s CE, primarily the Engishiki, and the Daiki (台記) memoirs of Fujiwara no Yorinaga; and the Man'yōshū.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9