神体

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology[edit]

+‎ : lit. a god's body

Noun[edit]

神体 (hiragana しんたい, romaji shintai)

  1. A physical object or objects, worshipped at or near Shinto shrines as repositories in which spirits or kami reside within.

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