堕天使

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See also: 墮天使

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of 使 – see 墮天使 (“fallen angel”).
(This term, 堕天使, is the simplified form of 墮天使.)
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Japanese[edit]

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堕天使 (datenshi): an illustration of a fallen angel from Paradise Lost.
Kanji in this term
使

Grade: S
てん
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (da, lapse; degenerate; fall) +‎ 天使 (tenshi, angel).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

堕天使 (hiragana だてんし, rōmaji datenshi)

  1. (Christianity) a fallen angel
    • 2000 March 1, “てんろう [Demonic Skyelder]”, in Booster 7, in Japanese), Konami, in Japanese), :
       (てん) (かい)から (つい) (ほう)された () (てん)使 () (やみ)での (たたか)いに (すぐ)れている。
      Tenkai kara tsuihō sareta datenshi. Yami de no tatakai ni sugurete iru.
      A fallen angel exiled from heaven. He excels at attacking from the dark.
  2. (Christianity; by extension) the Devil, Satan, Lucifer

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN