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Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 2
やく
Grade: 4
せい
Grade: 6
しょ
Grade: 2
kan’on
 新約聖書 on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

(shin-, neo-; new) +‎ (yaku, contract) +‎ 聖書 (Seisho, Bible) (This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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新約聖書 (hiragana しんやくせいしょ, rōmaji Shin'yaku Seisho)

  1. the New Testament
    • 1996 June 15 [Oct 10 1995], Narita, Minako, “SCENE.1 ミカエルというもの [SCENE.1 A Living Namesake of Archangel Michael]”, in NATURALナチュラル, volume 1 (fiction), 3rd edition, Tokyo: Hakusensha, →ISBN, page 100:
      ミカエル(Michael)
      ユダヤ (きょう)・キリスト (きょう)・イスラム (きょう) (てん)使 () () (きゅう) (やく) (せい) (しょ)ではイスラエルの (しゅ) () (てん)使 ()とされ、 (しん) (やく) (せい) (しょ)ではサタンとの (たたか)いを () ()する
      その (やく) (わり)から () (そう)した (せい) (ねん)姿 (すがた)をとって (ねが)かれることが (おお)
      Mikaeru (Michael)
      Yudaya-kyō, Kirisuto-kyō, Isuramu-kyō no tenshi no na. Kyūyaku Seisho de wa Isuraeru no Shugo Tenshi to sare, Shin’yaku Seisho de wa Satan to no tatakai o shikisuru
      Sono yakuwari kara busōshita seinen no sugata o totte negakareru koto ga ōi
      Michael
      The name of an angel in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. He is regarded as the Guardian Angel of Israel as per the Old Testament, and he is said to have commanded the forces against Satan as per the New Testament
      As such, he is commonly depicted as an armed young man

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.