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female; woman; daughter
 
God; unusual; mysterious; soul; spirit; divine essence; lively; spiritual being
simp. and trad.
(女神)
anagram 神女

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NounEdit

女神

  1. goddess
  2. (neologism) (of a young female, e.g. a 白富美) the goddess of one's heart

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JapaneseEdit

 女神 on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
かみ > がみ
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(me, female) +‎ (kami, god). The kami changes to gami as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

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NounEdit

女神 (hiragana めがみ, rōmaji megami)

  1. a goddess (female deity)
    • 1999 December 16, “ぎゃくてんがみ [Goddess of Reversal]”, in EX (in Japanese), Konami:
       (せい)なる (ちから) (よわ) (もの) (まも)り、 (ぎゃく) (てん) (ちから) (あた)える () (がみ)
      Seinaru chikara de yowakimono o mamori, gyakuten no chikara o ataeru megami.
      A goddess who grants reversal power and protects the weak with her holy power.
    • 2007 October 20, Hiroshi, Izawa; Kotaro, Yamada, “さいしゅう それぞれのみち [Final Chapter: Epilog]”, in ファイアーエムブレム 覇者の剣 [Fire Emblem: Sword of Champions], volume 5 (fiction, in Japanese), Jump Remix edition, Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 978-4-08-109486-8, page 352:
      西 (せい) (ほう) () (がみ)エキドナ
      Seihō no Megami Ekidona
      Echidna, Goddess of the West

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

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HanjaEdit

女神 (yeosin) (hangeul 여신, revised yeosin, McCune-Reischauer yŏsin, Yale nyesin)

  1. Hanja form? of 여신, “goddess”.