女神

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Chinese[edit]

female; woman; daughter
 
God; unusual; mysterious; soul; spirit; divine essence; lively; spiritual being
simp. and trad.
(女神)
anagram 神女

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女神

  1. (religion) goddess
  2. (neologism) (of a young female, e.g. a 白富美) the goddess of one's heart

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
かみ > がみ
Grade: 3
kun’yomi
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Compound of (me, female) +‎ (kami, god).[1][2] The kami changes to gami as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

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女神(めがみ) (megami

  1. a goddess (female deity)
    • 1999 December 16, “ぎゃくてんがみ [Goddess of Reversal]”, in EX, Konami:
      (せい)なる(ちから)(よわ)(もの)(まも)り、(ぎゃく)(てん)(ちから)(あた)える()(がみ)
      Seinaru chikara de yowakimono o mamori, gyakuten no chikara o ataeru megami.
      A goddess who grants reversal power and protects the weak with her holy power.
    • 2007 October 20, Izawa, Hiroshi; Yamada, Kotaro, “さいしゅう それぞれのみち [Final Chapter: Epilog]”, in ファイアーエムブレム 覇者の剣 [Fire Emblem: Sword of Champions], volume 5 (fiction), Jump Remix edition, Tokyo: Shueisha, →ISBN, page 352:
      西(せい)(ほう)()(がみ)エキドナ
      Seihō no Megami Ekidona
      Echidna, Goddess of the West
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
おみな
Grade: 1
かみ > がみ
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Compound of (omina, woman) +‎ (kami, god).[1][2] The kami changes to gami as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

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女神(おみながみ) (ominagami (historical kana をみながみ)

  1. (historical, archaic, possibly obsolete) a kind of paper doll to which one prays for good weather
    Synonym: 照る照る坊主 (teruteru bōzu)

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
じょ
Grade: 1
しん
Grade: 3
kan’on

/djosin//d͡ʑoɕin/

From Middle Chinese 女神 (MC ɳɨʌX ʑiɪn).

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Noun[edit]

女神(じょしん) (joshin (historical kana ぢよしん)

  1. a goddess
    Synonym: 女神 (megami)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Template:Kokugo Dai Jiten
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Noun[edit]

女神 (yeosin, McCune-Reischauer: yŏsin, Yale: nyesin) (hangeul 여신)

  1. Hanja form? of 여신 (goddess).

Vietnamese[edit]

Noun[edit]

女神

  1. Hán tự form of nữ thần (goddess).