イエス

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English yes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

イエス (rōmaji iesu)

  1. yes (that is so)
  2. yes (I accept that)
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Noun[edit]

イエス (rōmaji iesu)

  1. yes

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Etymology 2[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin Iēsus.[3][4] Appears from around the Meiji period, superseding older ゼス (Zesu) and ゼズス (Zezusu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

イエス (rōmaji Iesu)

  1. Jesus
    • 2008 July 16 [Jan 23 2008], Nakamura, Hikaru, “その2 最聖珍道中 [Chapter 2: The Ultimate Holy Journey]”, in セイント☆おにいさん [Saint☆Young Men], volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), 6th edition, Tokyo: Kodansha:
      目覚めた人 ブッダ 神の子 イエス 言わずと知れた仏教とキリスト教の祖である
      Mezameta Hito Budda Kami no Ko Iesu Iwaze to shireta Bukkyō to Kirisuto-kyō no so de aru
      Buddha, the Enlightened. Jesus, Son of God. They are widely regarded as the founders of Buddhism and Christianity, respectively.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  4. ^ 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN
  5. 5.0 5.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN