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Compound of 予言 (yogen, “prediction, foretelling”) + 者 (sha, “person”).
予言者 (hiragana よげんしゃ, romaji yogensha)
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.