Last modified on 3 June 2014, at 21:27

神巫

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

神巫

  1. anyone who has supernatural powers; a wizard, a shaman

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.