陰陽師

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Chinese[edit]

moonlight and sunlight
 
a division (milit.); teacher; master; expert; model
trad. (陰陽師) 陰陽
simp. (阴阳师) 阴阳
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Noun[edit]

陰陽師

  1. practitioner of onmyōdō

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: S
よう
Grade: 3
し > じ
Grade: 5
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: S
よう > みょう
Grade: 3
し > じ
Grade: 5
on'yomi
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Etymology[edit]

From 陰陽 (yin-yang) +‎ (shi, -ian; -ist)

/omujauzi/ → /oNmjauzi/ → /oNmjɔːzi/ → /oNmjoːzi/ [ommjoːdʑi]

The reading for changes to myō as an instance of renjō (連声). The shi reading for changes to ji as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

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Noun[edit]

陰陽師 (hiragana おんみょうじ, rōmaji onmyōji, historical hiragana おんみやうじ)
(alternative reading hiragana おんようじ, romaji on'yōji, historical hiragana おんやうじ)

  1. a Japanese esoteric cosmologist; a practitioner of Onmyōdō

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