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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)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Translation of Sanskrit निर्माणकाय (nirmāṇakāya, body of transformations). Tibetan equivalent is སྤྲུལ་སྐུ (sprul sku).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (32) (26)
Final () (99) (43)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () II III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hˠuaH/ /ɕiɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/hʷᵚaH/ /ɕin/
Shao
Rongfen
/xuaH/ /ɕjen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hwaɨH/ /ɕin/
Li
Rong
/xuaH/ /ɕiĕn/
Wang
Li
/xwaH/ /ɕĭĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xwaH/ /ɕi̯ĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huà shēn

NounEdit

化身

  1. (Buddhism) 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.

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (化身):

JapaneseEdit

 化身 on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
しん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese 化身

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

化身 (hiragana けしん, rōmaji keshin)
(alternative reading hiragana かしん, romaji kashin, historical hiragana くわしん)

  1. (Buddhism) an incarnation; a reincarnation
  2. (figuratively) an embodiment; a reincarnation
    • Kurumada, Masami, “たたかえ!女神アテナのもとでのまき [Fight! Under Athena]”, in Saintセイントセイ [Saint Seiya], volume 2 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 4-08-617653-X, page 30:
       () () () (おり)女神 (アテナ) () (しん)
      Kido Saori ga Atena no keshin
      Saori Kido is the reincarnation of Athena⁉
  3. (drama) a ghastly apparition in kabuki or other drama

VerbEdit

化身する (hiragana けしん, rōmaji keshin)

  1. to be incarnated; to be embodied

ConjugationEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

化身 (hwasin) (hangeul 화신)

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