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化身

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

化身

  1. avatar, reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) living embodiment, reincarnation
    • 他是一個現實生活中勇氣的化身 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
    • 他是一个现实生活中勇气的化身 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Tāshìyīgexiànshíshēnghuózhōngyǒngqìdehuàshēn. [Pinyin]
      He's the living embodiment of bravery.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
しん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 化身.

NounEdit

化身 (hiragana けしん, romaji keshin)

  1. (Buddhism) incarnation, reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) living embodiment, reincarnation
  3. (drama) in kabuki or other drama, appearing as a ghastly apparition

VerbEdit

化身 + する (hiragana けしんする, romaji keshin suru)

  1. to be incarnated

ConjugationEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

化身 (hwasin) (hangeul 화신)

  1. Hanja form? of 화신, “avatar, incarnation, reincarnation”.