神髄

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: S

Noun[edit]

神髄 (hiragana しんずい, romaji shinzui)

  1. (figurative): The spirit or soul of something: its essence, its true quality.
    文学 (ぶんがく)神髄 (しんずい)
    bungaku no shinzui
    the spirit or essence of literature

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