Last modified on 29 September 2014, at 11:29

降霊

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 6
れい
Grade: S
on'yomi

NounEdit

降霊 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 降靈, hiragana こうれい, romaji kōrei)

  1. calling the spirits of the dead
  2. spiritualism

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Usage notesEdit

Of the two spellings 降霊 and 交霊, the former implies more of a sense of summoning, and the latter more of a sense of exchange or communication.

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VerbEdit

降霊 + する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 降靈, hiragana こうれいする, romaji kōrei suru)

  1. to call, contact, or communicate with the spirits of the dead, to act as a medium

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