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warrior; fighter; soldier
 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
simp. and trad.
(武士道)
武士
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 武士道 (bushidō)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

武士道

  1. bushido (ethical code of the samurai)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 4
どう
Grade: 2
on’yomi
 武士道 on Japanese Wikipedia
 Bushido on Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

武士 (bushi, warrior; samurai) +‎ (-dō, way; path)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

武士道 (hiragana ぶしどう, rōmaji bushidō, historical hiragana ぶしだう)

  1. bushido (ethical code of the samurai)
    • 2005 February 4, “ねこけんろう [Kentarō, the Smiling Cat]”, in かみがわほん [Betrayal of Kamigawa] (in Japanese), Wizards of the Coast:
       () () (どう)との (むす)びつきは、 (めい) () (よご)されし (もの) (たち)をいつか (もど)すであろう。 (われ)はそれを ()つ。
      Bushidō to no musubitsuki wa, meiyo o yogosareshi monotachi o itsuka modosu de arō. Ware wa sore o matsu.
      The bonds of bushidō will draw the dishonored back someday, and I will be there waiting.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3