陰陽師

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

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
Wikipedia-logo.png
 陰陽師 on Japanese Wikipedia
Wikipedia-logo.png
 Onmyoji on Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

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

/omujauzi//ommjauzi//ommjɔːzi/ → /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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

See also[edit]