戦士

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 4

Grade: 5
on’yomi kan’on
Alternative spelling
戰士 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 戰士 (MC t͡ɕiᴇnH d͡ʒɨX). Compare Mandarin 戰士 (zhànshì), Cantonese 戰士 (zin3 si6), Korean 전사 (jeonsa), Vietnamese chiến sĩ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(せん)() (senshi

  1. a soldier, a combatant, a warrior
    • 1999 March 1, “ヴィシュワ・ランディー [Vishwa Randi]”, in BOOSTER 1, Konami:
      (やみ)(つか)える(おんな)(せん)()(あい)()()(まつ)りにあげることが()きがい。
      Yami ni tsukaeru onna senshi. Aite o chimatsuri ni ageru koto ga ikigai.
      A female warrior who works in the dark. She lusts for the blood of her slain opponents.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth 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