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ChineseEdit

water; river
 
God; unusual; mysterious; soul; spirit; divine essence; lively; spiritual being
simp. and trad.
(水神)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

水神

  1. water god

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
すい
Grade: 1
じん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Middle Chinese 水神(*shuǐ *jhin, literally water god).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

水神 ‎(hiragana すいじん, romaji suijin)

  1. (mythology, Shinto): a Japanese god of water
    There are numerous such kami.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9