戦士

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 4

Grade: 4
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

戦士 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 戰士, hiragana せんし, rōmaji 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 (in Japanese), 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 onnasenshi. 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.
    • 1999 May 27, “サキュバス・ナイト [Succubus Knight]”, in Vol.3 (in Japanese), Konami:
       () (ほう) (とな)え、 (あい) () () (まつ)りにあげる (あく) () () (ほう) (せん) ()
      Mahō o tonae, aite o chimatsuri ni ageru akuma no mahō senshi.
      A demonic magical warrior who draws blood from her opponents with magic chants.
    • 2000 April 20, “しおのマーマン [High Tide Merman]”, in Magic Ruler -魔法の支配者- (in Japanese), Konami:
       (みず) (なか) () (ざい) (およ)ぐ、 (はん) (ぎょ) (じん) (せん) () (こう) (げき) (つよ)い。
      Mizu no naka o jizai ni oyogu, hangyojin no senshi. Kōgeki wa tsuyoi.
      An aquatic half-fish warrior with vicious attacks.
  2. (Magic: The Gathering) a warrior

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN