神話

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Chinese[edit]

 
God; unusual; mysterious; soul; spirit; divine essence; lively; spiritual being
 
spoken words; speech; dialect; language; talk; conversation; what someone said
trad. (神話)
simp. (神话)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

神話

  1. myth; fairy tale; mythology

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (神話):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 3

Grade: 2
kan’yōon

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

神話 (hiragana しんわ, rōmaji shinwa)

  1. myth; mythology (divine story)
    建国 (けんこく) (しん) ()
    kenkoku shinwa
    a myth of the national foundation
    • 1999 July 5, “ヨルムンガルド [Jormungarde]”, in BOOSTER 3 (in Japanese), Konami:
       (しん) () () (かい) ()てくるヘビ。 () (じょう) (なが)い。
      Shinwa no sekai ni detekuru hebi. Hijō ni nagai.
      An unfathomably long serpent from the world of mythology.
    • 2000 April 20, “ヴァルキリー [Valkyrie]”, in Magic Ruler -魔法の支配者- (in Japanese), Konami:
       (しん) () ()てくる (たたか)いの (てん)使 () ()にする (やり) (てん) (ばつ) (くだ)す。
      Shinwa ni detekuru tatakai no tenshi. Te ni suru yari de tenbatsu o kudasu.
      A fighting angel featured in mythology. She passes down divine punishment with the spear in her hand.
  2. myth (baselessly absolutized concept)
    大銀行 (だいぎんこう) (つぶ)れないという (しん) () (くず)れた。
    Daiginkō wa tsuburenai to iu shinwa wa kuzureta.
    The myth of immortality of big banks has collapsed.

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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