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ChineseEdit

 
to make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform
 
body; torso; person; life; status; pregnancy; (a measure word used for clothes) suit
simp. and trad.
(化身)

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

化身

  1. avatar; reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) living embodiment; reincarnation; personification
    現實生活勇氣化身 [MSC, trad.]
    现实生活勇气化身 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shì yī ge xiànshí shēnghuó zhōng yǒngqì de huàshēn. [Pinyin]
    He's the living embodiment of bravery.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
しん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 化身.

NounEdit

化身 ‎(hiragana けしん, romaji keshin)

  1. (Buddhism) incarnation, reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) living embodiment, reincarnation
  3. (drama) in kabuki or other drama, appearing as a ghastly apparition

VerbEdit

化身する ‎(hiragana けしんする, romaji keshin suru)

  1. to be incarnated

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

化身 ‎(hwasin) ‎(hangeul 화신)

  1. Hanja form? of 화신, “avatar, incarnation, reincarnation”.
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