Chinese Edit

defend; imperial; to drive short note
trad. (御札)
simp. #(御札)

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Noun Edit


  1. (literary, archaic) imperial instruction; imperial order

Japanese Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
Grade: 4

Etymology 1 Edit

From (o-, honorific prefix) +‎ (fuda, tag, note).

Pronunciation Edit

Noun Edit

Ofuda, issued by a Shinto shrine.

()(ふだ) (ofuda

  1. (Shinto) talisman or amulet issued by a Shinto shrine
    Hypernym: 護符 (gofu)
  2. (Taoism) Taoist talisman
    Hypernym: 護符 (gofu)
    kyonshī no hitai ni hattearu o-fuda
    the talismans attached to the foreheads of jiangshi
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Etymology 2 Edit

From (o-, honorific prefix) +‎ (satsu, note, bank note). Yutōyomi, mixing the kun'yomi o with the on'yomi satsu.

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Noun Edit

御札(おさつ) (osatsu

  1. A polite term (丁寧語 (​teineigo)) for paper money.

Etymology 3 Edit

From (gyo-, honorific prefix) +‎ (satsu, note). On'yomi.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): [ɡʲo̞sa̠t͡sɨᵝ]

Noun Edit

御札(ぎょさつ) (gyosatsu

  1. A polite term (丁寧語 (teineigo)) for referring to someone else's note or letter.