水神

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
すい
Grade: 1
じん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Middle Chinese 水神 (*shuǐ *jhin, literally water god). Compare modern Mandarin 水神 (shuǐ shén, river god).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

水神 (hiragana すいじん, romaji suijin)

  1. (mythology, Shintō): a Japanese god of water
    There are numerous such kami.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9