福音

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (fuku, fortuitous, good) + (in, sound).

Noun[edit]

福音 (hiragana ふくいん, romaji fukuin)

  1. good news
    まだ生きていると言うのは正に福音だったのよ。
    まだいきているというのはまさにふくいんだったのよ。
    Mada ikite iru to iu no wa masa ni fukuin datta no yo.
    It was truly good news to hear that she's still alive.
  2. the Gospel, good news (the message of Jesus concerning the salvation of the faithful)

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