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day; sky; heaven
 
to own; to host; master; lord; primary
simp. and trad.
(天主)
 
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天主

EtymologyEdit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), orthographically borrowed from Japanese  (てん) (しゅ) (tenshu, God), which was in turn a semantic readaptation of Chinese 天主 (“heavenly emperor; heavenly God”).[1]

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Proper nounEdit

天主

  1. (chiefly Catholicism) the Lord of Heaven; God

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 刘正埮 (1984), 高名凯, editor, 汉语外来词词典 [A Dictionary of Loan Words and Hybrid Words in Chinese] (in Chinese), Shanghai: 上海辞书出版社, OCLC 15401721.

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1
しゅ
Grade: 3
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 天主 (then tsyuX)

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

天主 (hiragana てんしゅ, rōmaji Tenshu)

  1. (Christianity) the Lord of Heaven

DescendantsEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

天主 (cheonju) (hangeul 천주)

  1. Hanja form? of 천주, “the Lord of Heaven; God”.