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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 3
ぶつ
Grade: 5
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From (shin, god) + (butsu, Buddha)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

神仏 (hiragana しんぶつ, rōmaji shinbutsu)

  1. gods and Buddha
  2. Shinto and Buddhism

Derived termsEdit

  • 神仏混淆 (shinbutsu konkō): mixture of Buddhism and Shinto
  • 神仏習合 (shinbutsu jūgō): syncretism of Shinto and Buddhism
  • 神仏分離 (shinbutsu bunri): separation of Buddhism and Shinto
  • 神仏同体説 (shinbutsu-dōtaisetsu): kami-buddha syncretization theory

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 978-4-14-011112-3