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God; unusual; mysterious; soul; spirit; divine essence; lively; spiritual being
immortal
simp. and trad.
(神仙)
variant forms 神僊
 
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PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (27) (16)
Final () (43) (77)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʑiɪn/ /siᴇn/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʑin/ /siɛn/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʑjen/ /sjæn/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʑin/ /sian/
Li
Rong
/d͡ʑiĕn/ /siɛn/
Wang
Li
/d͡ʑĭĕn/ /sĭɛn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/d͡ʑʰi̯ĕn/ /si̯ɛn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
shén xiān

NounEdit

神仙

  1. (Chinese mythology, Taoism) immortal; supernatural entity; celestial being; transcendent being
    神仙 / 神仙  ―  shénxiān zhuàn  ―  Shenxian Zhuan

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Sino-Xenic (神仙):

JapaneseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 3
せん
Grade: S
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 神仙 (MC ʑiɪn siᴇn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

神仙 (hiragana しんせん, rōmaji shinsen)

  1. supernatural, celestial or divine being; an immortal

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

神仙 (sinseon) (hangeul 신선)

  1. Hanja form? of 신선 (celestial or divine being; an immortal).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

神仙

  1. Hán tự form of thần tiên (celestial or divine being; an immortal).