キョンシー

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Min Nan 殭屍 (kiong-si)

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Noun[edit]

キョンシー (rōmaji kyonshī)

  1. a jiangshi
    • 2002 May 16, “たつじんキョンシー [Master Jiangshi]”, in 新たなる支配者 [A New Dominator] (in Japanese), Konami:
       (つよ) (あい) () (もと)めさまよっているキョンシー。かつてはあらゆる () (じゅつ) (たつ) (じん)として ()られていたらしい。
      Tsuyoi aite o motome samayotteiru kyonshī. Katsute wa arayuru bujutsu no tatsujin toshite shirareteitarashī.
      A jiangshi wandering in pursuit of a strong opponent. They say he was known as the master of all martial arts.