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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せん
Grade: 4

Grade: 4
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 戰士 (MC t͡ɕiᴇnH d͡ʒɨX). Compare Mandarin 戰士 (zhànshì), Cantonese 戰士 (zin3 si6), Korean 전사 (jeonsa), Vietnamese chiến sĩ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

戦士 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 戰士, hiragana せんし, rōmaji senshi)

  1. a soldier, a combatant, a warrior
    • 1999 March 1, “ヴィシュワ・ランディー [Vishwa Randi]”, in BOOSTER 1, Konami:
       (やみ) (つか)える (おんな) (せん) () (あい) () () (まつ)りにあげることが ()きがい。
      Yami ni tsukaeru onna senshi. Aite o chimatsuri ni ageru koto ga ikigai.
      A female warrior who works in the dark. She lusts for the blood of her slain opponents.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN