預言者

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology[edit]

Compound of 預言 (yogen, prophecy) +‎ (sha, person).

Noun[edit]

預言者 (hiragana よげんしゃ, romaji yogensha)

  1. prophet

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In speech, this word is identical to 予言者. In writing, 預言者 implies the involvement of gods or spirits, whereas 予言者 is more neutral about the kind of prediction.