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風神

JapaneseEdit

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The Japanese wind god Fūjin, Sōtatsu, 17th century.
Kanji in this term
ふう
Grade: 2
じん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Middle Chinese 風神 (*biung *jhin). Compare modern Mandarin traditional 風神 and simplified 风神 (fēngshén).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

風神 (hiragana ふうじん, romaji Fūjin)

  1. (mythology, Shintō): the Japanese god of the wind

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9