Tenjin

See also: tenjin

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Tenjin Crossing to China, late 15th century by Sesshin, Muromachi period, Ink on paper, courtesy of the Smithsonian Institute

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 天神(Tenjin), from 天 (tʰen "Heaven") + 神 (ʒin "deity", "god").

Proper nounEdit

Tenjin

  1. (mythology, Shinto) A Japanese god of the heavens; and also refers to the Shinto kami of scholarship.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

Tenjin

  1. Romaji transcription of てんじん