風神

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The Japanese wind god Fūjin, Sōtatsu, 17th century.
Kanji in this term
ふう
Grade: 2
じん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Middle Chinese 風神 (*biung *jhin). Compare modern Mandarin traditional 風神 and simplified 风神 (fēngshén).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

風神 (hiragana ふうじん, romaji Fūjin)

  1. (mythology, Shintō): the Japanese god of the wind

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9