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See also: じん

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For pronunciation and definitions of しん – see the following entries.
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[noun]heart, mind, core
[noun]spirit, vitality
[noun]inner strength, marrow
[noun]the center of something:
  1. the core (for example, of a fruit)
[noun]a wick
[noun](Buddhism) citta: the ego or spirit
[noun]the heart (organ in the body)
[noun]lead (as of a pencil)
[noun]padding
[noun]a companion, fellow
[noun]the center of focus:
  1. the important part
[noun]a basis, foundation
[affix]heart (organ in the body)
[affix]heart (mind, spirit)
[affix]center, middle
[proper noun](Chinese astronomy) the Heart constellation, one of the Twenty-Eight Mansions
[proper noun]a male or female given name
[proper noun]a surname
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[noun]a novelty
[noun]Short for 新暦 (shinreki): the Gregorian calendar
[prefix]neo-
[prefix]attached to the title of a fiction work to mean new storyline, to distinguish it from older works
[prefix]attached to the title of a fiction adaptation to mean remake, to distinguish it from older adaptations
[proper noun](historical) the Xin dynasty (8-23 CE)
[proper noun]a placename
[proper noun]a surname
[proper noun]a male or female given name
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[affix]truth; reality; genuineness
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[noun]core, heart
[noun]pencil lead
[noun]wick
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[noun]trust, faith
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[noun]a body
(This term, しん, is the hiragana spelling of several Sino-Japanese terms.)
For a list of all kanji with on'yomi しん, not just those used in Sino-Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji with on reading しん.