Japanese edit

Etymology 1 edit

Kanji in this term
あく
Grade: 3
りょう
Grade: S
goon
Alternative spelling
惡靈 (kyūjitai)
 
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Alternative forms edit

  • (especially Christianity, less common) 悪霊(あくれい) (akurei)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(あく)(りょう) (akuryōあくりやう (akuryau)?

  1. (especially Buddhism, more common) evil spirit
    (あく)(りょう)退(たい)(さん)
    Akuryō taisan!
    Evil spirits, be gone!

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
あく
Grade: 3
れい
Grade: S
kan’on
Alternative spelling
惡靈 (kyūjitai)

Alternative forms edit

  • (especially Buddhism) (あく)(りょう) (akuryō)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(あく)(れい) (akureiあくれい (akurei)?

  1. (especially Christianity) evil spirit

References edit

  1. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN
  3. ^ Kindaichi, Kyōsuke et al., editors (1997), 新明解国語辞典 (in Japanese), Fifth edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN