神話

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Chinese[edit]

 
God; unusual; mysterious; soul; spirit; divine essence; lively; spiritual being
 
dialect; language; spoken words; speech; talk; words; 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, romaji shinwa)

  1. myth; mythology (divine story)
    建国 (けんこく)神話 (しんわ)
    kenkoku shinwa
    a myth of the national foundation
  2. myth (baselessly absolutized concept)
    大銀行 (だいぎんこう) (つぶ)れないという神話 (しんわ) (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