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immortal man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(仙人)

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仙人

  1. (Chinese mythology) immortal; supernatural entity; celestial being; transcendent being
    仙人下凡  ―  xiānrén xiàfán  ―  a celestial being descends into the mortal world

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: S
にん
Grade: 1

EtymologyEdit

From sen (, supernatural being, hermit) + nin (, human being)

NounEdit

仙人 (hiragana せんにん, rōmaji sennin)

  1. (Taoism) immortal mountain fairy or wizard.
  2. hermit, unworldly person, mountain man.
  3. one not bound by earthly desires or the thoughts of normal men.

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