神社

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Chinese[edit]

 
God; unusual; mysterious; soul; spirit; divine essence; lively; spiritual being
society; group
simp. and trad.
(神社)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

神社

  1. shrine

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 3
じゃ
Grade: 2
on'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

神社 ‎(hiragana じんじゃ, romaji jinja, historical hiragana じんじや)

  1. a shrine, especially a Shinto shrine
Synonyms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
かむ
Grade: 3
やしろ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi
Kanji in this term
かみ
Grade: 3
やしろ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi
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Noun[edit]

神社 ‎(hiragana かみやしろ, romaji kamiyashiro, alternative reading かむやしろ, romaji kamuyashiro)

  1. a shrine, especially a Shinto shrine
    椿大神社
    Tsubaki Ōkamiyashiro
    Tsubaki Grand Shrine

Proper noun[edit]

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神社 ‎(hiragana かみやしろ, romaji Kamiyashiro)

  1. a town in Watarai District, Mie Prefecture

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3