神様

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かみ
Grade: 3
さま
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Suffixed compound of (kami, deity, god) +‎ (sama, honorific suffix).[1][2][3][4]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

神様 (hiragana かみさま, rōmaji kamisama)

  1. (honorific) an honorific reference to any god or deity
  2. (figuratively) someone who is remarkably strong or skillful at something

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  5. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN