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martial; military scholar; warrior; knight
simp. and trad.
(武士)
 
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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

武士

  1. warrior; fighter; soldier
  2. member of a powerful military caste (in medieval Europe or Japan); samurai
  3. (historical) palace guard

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 4
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

武士 (hiragana ぶし, rōmaji bushi)

  1. samurai, warrior
    武士 (ぶし) ()わねど高楊枝 (たかようじ)
    bushi wa kuwanedo takayōji
    a samurai, even when he has not eaten, uses a toothpick like a lord

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 4
Irregular

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mo̞no̞no̞ɸɯ̟ᵝ]

NounEdit

武士 (hiragana もののふ, rōmaji mononofu)

  1. samurai, warrior

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

武士 (musa) (hangeul 무사)

  1. Hanja form? of 무사, “warrior”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

Han characterEdit

武士 (vũ sĩ, võ sĩ)

  1. combat sport contender; judoka, karateka, boxer, etc.
  2. warrior
  3. samurai