Last modified on 31 October 2014, at 07:51

三位

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
さん
Grade: 1
い > み
Grade: 4
on'yomi

samwi → sammi The i reading for changes to mi due to renjō (連声).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

三位 (hiragana さんみ, romaji sanmi, historical hiragana さんゐ)

  1. third rank
  2. of person of the third rank
  3. a low ranking priest
  4. a Christian doctrine in which the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are one; the trinity

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
さん
Grade: 1

Grade: 4
on'yomi

sanwi → san'i

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

三位 (hiragana さんい, romaji san'i, historical hiragana さんゐ)

  1. third rank or place