分身

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ぶん
Grade: 2
しん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

NounEdit

分身 (hiragana ぶんしん, romaji bunshin)

  1. giving birth; delivery; a living thing dividing into two or more parts ((a) twin(s))
  2. one's child; offspring; an offshoot; an avatar or embodiment of someone in some medium; the results of this partition
    作者 (さくしゃ)分身 (ぶんしん)
    sakusha no bunshin
    an embodiment of the author
  3. (Buddhism) the act of reincarnation; a reincarnation
  4. the other self, an alter-ego

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin fēnshēn
Zhuyin ㄈㄣ ㄕㄣ
IPA (key) /fən⁵⁵ ʂən⁵⁵/

NounEdit

分身 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin fēnshēn)

  1. doppelgänger; avatar
  2. (computing) thread; threading

VerbEdit

分身 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin fēnshēn)

  1. to handle more than one thing at a time; to divide one's attention
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 07:56