八幡

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Chinese[edit]

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(八幡)
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 八幡 (Hachiman).

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Proper noun[edit]

八幡

  1. () Hachiman, Kyōto Prefecture, Japan

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Jinmeiyō

Proper noun[edit]

八幡 (hiragana はちまん, rōmaji Hachiman)

  1. Short for 八幡神: (mythology, Shinto) the Japanese god of archery and tutelary deity to samurai
  2. Short for 八幡宮: (religion, Shinto) a shrine to 八幡神 (​Hachimanjin)
  3. (geography) a name of various places in Japan