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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: S
よう
Grade: 3
し > じ
Grade: 5
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: S
よう > みょう
Grade: 3
し > じ
Grade: 5
on'yomi
 陰陽師 on Japanese Wikipedia
 Onmyoji on Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From 陰陽 (yin-yang) +‎ (shi, -ian; -ist)

/omujauzi//ommjauzi//ommjɔːzi/ → /oNmjoːzi/ [ommjoːdʑi]

The reading for changes to myō as an instance of renjō (連声). The shi reading for changes to ji as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

陰陽師 (hiragana おんみょうじ, rōmaji onmyōji, historical hiragana おんみやうじ)
(alternative reading hiragana おんようじ, romaji on'yōji, historical hiragana おんやうじ)

  1. a Japanese esoteric cosmologist; a practitioner of Onmyōdō

See alsoEdit