|simpl. and trad.|
- Min Nan
- natural law; heavenly law
- gods; spirits
- spirit way; spirit road; sacred way; spirit path
- Shinto (religion)
|Kanji in this term|
/sintau/ → /sintɔː/ → /sintoː/
Probably coined in Japan of components borrowed originally from Middle Chinese. Literally "the way of the gods".
- (Shintō) A religion indigenous to Japan that worships spirits: Shintō.
- The gods.
- The way to one's grave, the path followed by a funeral procession to deposit remains in a grave.