八百万

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 1
よろず
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

 () () (yao, eight hundred) +  (よろず) (yorozu, ten thousand)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

八百万 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 八百萬, hiragana やおよろず, rōmaji yaoyorozu, historical hiragana やほよろづ)

  1. (Shinto) eight million, used to depict the number of kami
  2. a myriad; a multitude; a countless large number or amount
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9