神仏

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 5

Etymology[edit]

From (shin, god) + (butsu, Buddha)

Noun[edit]

神仏 (hiragana しんぶつ, romaji shinbutsu)

  1. gods and Buddha
  2. Shinto and Buddhism

Derived terms[edit]

  • 神仏混淆 (shinbutsu konkō): mixture of Buddhism and Shinto
  • 神仏習合 (shinbutsu jūgō): syncretism of Shinto and Buddhism
  • 神仏分離 (shinbutsu bunri): separation of Buddhism and Shinto
  • 神仏同体説 (shinbutsu-dōtaisetsu): kami-buddha syncretization theory