神巫

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Hyōgaiji

NounEdit

神巫 (hiragana みこ, romaji miko)

  1. 巫女: An unmarried woman who serves at a Shintō shrine; an unmarried woman who serves a deity as a medium to convey oracles.

Usage notesEdit

The spelling 神巫 is quite rare. The term miko is most commonly spelled as 巫女 in modern Japanese, and less commonly as 神子.


MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shénwū
Zhuyin ㄕㄣˊ ㄨ
IPA (key) /ʂən³⁵ u⁵⁵/

NounEdit

神巫 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin shénwū)

  1. anyone who has supernatural powers; a wizard, a shaman
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 09:17