天使

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Chinese[edit]

sky; heavens envoy; messenger
simp. and trad.
(天使)
使

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Noun[edit]

天使

  1. angel
  2. (archaic) emissary of the emperor

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
使
てん
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 天使 (MC tʰen ʃɨX|ʃɨH).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

天使 (hiragana てんし, rōmaji tenshi)

  1. an angel
     (てん)使 () (あく) ()
    Tenshi to Akuma
    Angels & Demons
  2. an imperial messenger or envoy
  3. a messenger or envoy from heaven
  4. (figuratively) someone who is kind and pure, as if a messenger or envoy from heaven

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term
使

Noun[edit]

天使 (cheonsa, McCune-Reischauer: ch'ŏnsa, Yale: chensa) (hangeul 천사)

  1. Hanja form? of 천사, “angel”.