予言者

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 2 Grade: 3

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 予言 (yogen, prediction, foretelling) +‎ (sha, person).

NounEdit

予言者 (hiragana よげんしゃ, romaji yogensha)

  1. foreteller

SynonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

In speech, this word is identical to 預言者. In writing, 予言者 is more neutral about the kind of prediction, whereas 預言者 carries more religious overtones.

Last modified on 18 August 2012, at 07:10