神隠し

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See also: 神隱

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かみ
Grade: 3
かく
Grade: S
kun’yomi
Kanji in this term
かみ
Grade: 3
かく > がく
Grade: S
kun’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

Literally “being hidden by a kami, a god”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

隠し (hiragana かみかくし, rōmaji kamikakushi, alternative reading かみがくし, rōmaji kamigakushi)

  1. A mysterious disappearance; being spirited away.
     (せん)千尋 (ちひろ)神隠 (かみかく)し』
    “Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi”
    “The Spiriting Away of Sen and Chihiro” (Spirited Away)