Last modified on 22 June 2014, at 20:40

八幡

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Jinmeiyō

Proper nounEdit

八幡 (hiragana はちまん, romaji Hachiman)

  1. Abbreviation of 八幡神: (mythology, Shintō) the Japanese god of archery and tutelary deity to samurai
  2. Abbreviation of 八幡宮: (religion, Shintō) a shrine to 八幡神 (​Hachimanjin)
  3. (geography) a name of various places in Japan