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ChineseEdit

 
God; unusual; mysterious; soul; spirit; divine essence; lively; spiritual being
 
holy; sacred; saint; sage
trad. (神聖)
simp. (神圣)
anagram 聖神圣神

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

神聖

  1. sacred; holy

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 3
せい
Grade: 6
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 神聖 (MC ʑiɪn ɕiᴇŋH).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

神聖 (-na inflection, hiragana しんせい, rōmaji shinsei)

  1. holy, sacred
    • 2015 January 10, “ホーリー・ナイト・ドラゴン [Holy Night Dragon]”, in 決闘者の栄光 -記憶の断片- side:武藤遊戯 [Duelist Road -Piece of Memory- side: Mutō Yūgi] (in Japanese), Konami:
       (せい)なる (ほのお) ()しき (もの) ()きはらう、 (しん) (せい) (ちから) ()つドラゴン。
      Seinaru honō de ashiki mono o yakiharau, shinsei na chikara o motsu doragon.
      A dragon with holy powers, who will burn away the wicked with its sacred flames.

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

神聖 (hiragana しんせい, rōmaji shinsei)

  1. holiness, sacredness, sanctity

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0