Shintō

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See also: Shinto and shintō

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese 神道 (Shintō), from Middle Chinese 神道 (ʒin-dáu, ways of the gods), ultimately from Old Chinese 神道 (Cə-lin kə-lˤuʔ, ways [doings] of Heaven [in matters of fortune or fate]).

Proper noun[edit]

Shintō

  1. The former state religion of Japan, a type of animism involving the worship of ancestors and nature spirits.

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Romanization[edit]

Shintō

  1. Rōmaji transcription of しんとう