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ChineseEdit

 
composed; small town; to suppress; to press down; to post
to guard
trad. (鎮守)
simp. (镇守)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

鎮守

  1. to guard (a place, region, etc.)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちん
Grade: S
しゅ > じゅ
Grade: 3
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

鎮守 (hiragana ちんじゅ, rōmaji chinju)

  1. local Shinto deity, village deity
    • 1935, 寺田寅彦, 自由画稿:
      田舎 (いなか)では鎮守 (ちんじゅ) (まつ)りや市日 (いちび)売店 (ばいてん)があった。
      Inaka de wa chinju no matsuri ya ichibi no baiten ga atta.
      In rural areas there were shops for market days or festivals for the village god.

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