忍者

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: S
しゃ > じゃ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

忍者 (hiragana にんじゃ, romaji ninja)

  1. one who uses various stealth techniques to secretly enter enemy territory to carry out espionage, plots, or assassinations; a ninja

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Mandarin[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin rěnzhě
Zhuyin ㄖㄣˇ ㄓㄜˇ
IPA (key) /ʐən²¹⁴⁻³⁵ ʈ͡ʂɤ²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

忍者 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin rěnzhě)

  1. (historical, Japan) a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan
  2. a person trained primarily in stealth, espionage, assassination