仙人

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Chinese[edit]

immortal man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(仙人)

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仙人

  1. (Chinese mythology) immortal; supernatural entity; celestial being; transcendent being

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Japanese[edit]

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Grade: S Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

From sen (, supernatural being, hermit) + nin (, human being)

Noun[edit]

仙人 (hiragana せんにん, rōmaji sennin)

  1. (Taoism) immortal mountain fairy or wizard.
  2. hermit, unworldly person, mountain man.
  3. one not bound by earthly desires or the thoughts of normal men.

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