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ChineseEdit

eight; 8 banner
simp. and trad.
(八幡)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Japanese 八幡 (Hachiman).

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

八幡

  1. () Hachiman, Kyōto Prefecture, Japan

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Jinmeiyō

Proper nounEdit

八幡 (hiragana はちまん, rōmaji Hachiman)

  1. Abbreviation of 八幡神: (mythology, Shinto) the Japanese god of archery and tutelary deity to samurai
  2. Abbreviation of 八幡宮: (religion, Shinto) a shrine to 八幡神 (​Hachimanjin)
  3. (geography) a name of various places in Japan