kanji for God

meaning of kanji

  • god
  • deity
  • divinity
  • spirit
  • kami
  • incredible
  • fantastic
  • amazing
  • emperor of Japan
  • thunder
hiragana
かみ

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kami

definition

Noun

  1. god, graven image, idol
    • 崇拝される有形の像
    • (a material effigy that is worshipped)
      • thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image 汝いかなる偶像も作るなかれ
      • money was his god 金は彼の神である
  2. spirit
    • 人間の性格を決定づける感情と行動の基本的原理
    • (a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one’s character)
  3. god, immortal, deity, divinity
    • 超自然的存在で、世界のある地域または人生のある場面を支配するとして、または、力の化身であるとして崇拝されるもの
    • (any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force)
  4. kami
    • (神話の中の生き物、亡くなった人間の魂、自然の力を含む)神道の神
    • (one the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature))
  5. god, supreme being
    • 完全で、全能で、全知であり、宇宙の創始者であり支配者として考えられている超自然
    • (the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe)
  6. creator, god almighty, divine, almighty, jehovah, godhead, lord, maker
    • ユダヤ―キリスト神に参照される用語
    • (terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God)
  7. father-god, fatherhood, father
    • 三位一体の最初の人である思われる場合の神
    • (God when considered as the first person in the Trinity)
      • hear our prayers, Heavenly Father 我々の祈りを聞き入れなさい、父なる神
  8. god
    • 他の人にとって神のように思えるほど優れた資質を持つ人
    • (a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people)
      • he was a god among men 彼は人々の間で神であった

meaning of kanji

  • God
  • god
  • ace
  • king
  • superior person
  • god (amongst men)
hiragana
かみさま

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神様

reading of kanji

kami sama

meaning of kanji

  • goddess
  • female deity
hiragana
めがみ

drawing of kanji

女神

reading of kanji

me gami

meaning of kanji

  • pillar
  • post
  • support
  • prop
  • mainstay
  • counter for buddhas, gods, nobles, etc.
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はしら

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hasi ra

meaning of kanji

  • profit
  • gains
  • benefit
  • advantage
  • interest (of the public, etc.)
  • grace (of God, Buddha, etc.) (esp. as attained through rightful actions, prayer, adherence to one’s faith, etc.)
  • blessing
  • miracle
hiragana
りえき

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利益

reading of kanji

rie ki

meaning of kanji

  • earth
  • soil
  • dirt
  • clay
  • mud
  • the earth (historically, esp. as opposed to the heavens)
  • the ground
  • the land
  • low-quality torinoko-gami (containing mud)
  • (period of) refraining from construction in the direction of the god of the earth (in Onmyōdō)
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つち

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tuti

meaning of kanji

  • sacrifice
  • victim
  • scapegoat
  • sacrifice (to the gods)
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ぎせい

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犠牲

reading of kanji

gi sei

meaning of kanji

  • storehouse
  • warehouse
  • godown
hiragana
そうこ

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倉庫

reading of kanji

sou ko

meaning of kanji

  • lightning
  • thunder
  • thunderbolt
  • god of thunder
  • god of lightning
  • anger
  • fit of anger
hiragana
かみなり

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kaminari

meaning of kanji

  • to rise
  • to go up
  • to come up
  • to ascend
  • to be raised
  • to enter (esp. from outdoors)
  • to come in
  • to go in
  • to enter (a school)
  • to advance to the next grade
  • to get out (of water)
  • to come ashore
  • to increase
  • to improve
  • to make progress
  • to be promoted
  • to advance
  • to be made (of profit, etc.)
  • to occur (esp. of a favourable result)
  • to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.)
  • to be finished
  • to be done
  • to be over
  • (of rain) to stop
  • to lift
  • to stop (working properly)
  • to cut out
  • to give out
  • to die
  • to win (in a card game, etc.)
  • to be arrested
  • to turn up (of evidence, etc.)
  • to be deep fried
  • to be spoken loudly
  • to get stage fright
  • to be offered (to the gods, etc.)
  • to go
  • to visit
  • to eat
  • to drink
  • to be listed (as a candidate)
  • to serve (in one’s master’s home)
  • to go north
  • to be complete
  • to finish
hiragana
あがる

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上がる

reading of kanji

agaru

meaning of kanji

  • cart (esp. a food cart)
  • stall
  • stand
  • festival float
  • portable shrine dedicated to a god and shaped like a house
  • dancing platform
  • stage prop fashioned after a large building
  • framework (of a house, etc.)
  • house (esp. a small and miserable house)
hiragana
やたい

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屋台

reading of kanji

ya tai

meaning of kanji

  • stone which is worshipped
  • image of a god in stone
hiragana
しゃくじん

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石神

reading of kanji

syaku zi n

meaning of kanji

  • heaven and earth
  • the universe
  • nature
  • top and bottom
  • realm
  • sphere
  • world
  • top and bottom
  • gods of heaven and earth
hiragana
てんち

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天地

reading of kanji

ten ti

meaning of kanji

  • heavenly god
  • heavenly gods
  • spirit of Sugawara no Michizane
  • Tenmangu shrine (dedicated to Michizane’s spirit)
  • pit of a dried plum
  • dried plum
  • tenjin hairstyle
  • prostitute of the second-highest class (Edo period)
hiragana
てんじん

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天神

reading of kanji

ten zi n

meaning of kanji

  • Ebisu
  • god of fishing and commerce
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えびす

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恵比寿

reading of kanji

ebisu

meaning of kanji

  • fall
  • decline
  • lowering
  • hanging down
  • drooping
  • slanting (downward)
  • string apron
  • ornamental cords hanging from the front of a sumo wrestler’s belt
  • food offering to the gods
  • leftovers
  • hand-me-downs
  • leaving (one’s master’s place for home)
  • a little after …
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さがり

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下がり

reading of kanji

sagari

meaning of kanji

  • cherub
  • gods disguised as children
  • children parading as cherubs
hiragana
てんどう

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天童

reading of kanji

ten dou

meaning of kanji

  • two Deva kings
  • guardian gods of Buddhism who stand at the entrance of a Buddhist temple
hiragana
におう

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仁王

reading of kanji

niou

meaning of kanji

  • Shrine of the God of War
hiragana
はちまんぐう

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八幡宮

reading of kanji

hatima n guu

meaning of kanji

  • outrageous
  • preposterous
  • scandalous
  • inexcusable
  • absurd
  • execrable
hiragana
ごんごどうだん

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言語道断

reading of kanji

go n godou da n

meaning of kanji

  • God’s will
  • heaven’s decree
  • mandate of Heaven
  • fate
  • karma
  • destiny
  • one’s life
  • one’s lifespan
hiragana
てんめい

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天命

reading of kanji

ten mei

meaning of kanji

  • storehouse with thick (earthen) walls
  • godown
hiragana
どぞう

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土蔵

reading of kanji

do zou

meaning of kanji

  • ancient time
  • age of the gods
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かみよ

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神代

reading of kanji

kami yo

meaning of kanji

  • godparent
  • first person to give something its name
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なづけおや

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名付け親

reading of kanji

na zuke oya

meaning of kanji

  • young imperial prince
  • child of the imperial family
  • shrine dedicated to a child of the god of the main shrine
  • newly built shrine (to which a divided tutelary deity has just been transferred)
hiragana
わかみや

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若宮

reading of kanji

waka miya

meaning of kanji

  • gift
  • godsend
hiragana
あたえ

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与え

reading of kanji

atae

meaning of kanji

  • local Shinto deity
  • tutelary god
hiragana
ちんじゅ

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鎮守

reading of kanji

tin zi xyu

meaning of kanji

  • gods and Buddha
  • Shinto and Buddhism
hiragana
しんぶつ

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神仏

reading of kanji

sin butu

meaning of kanji

  • offering (e.g. to the gods)
  • votive offering
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くもつ

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供物

reading of kanji

kumo tu

meaning of kanji

  • grace (of God)
  • divine favour
  • blessing
  • miracle
  • answer to a prayer
  • benefit
  • efficacy
hiragana
ごりやく

drawing of kanji

御利益

reading of kanji

gori yaku

meaning of kanji

  • faith
  • belief
  • piety
  • devotion
  • godliness
hiragana
しんじん

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信心

reading of kanji

sinzi n

meaning of kanji

  • before god
  • before an altar
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しんぜん

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神前

reading of kanji

sin zen

meaning of kanji

  • deity
  • god
  • Amaterasu (as an enshrined deity)
hiragana
しんめい

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神明

reading of kanji

sinmei

meaning of kanji

  • ritual prayer
  • invocation of the gods participating in a rite
  • congratulatory address
hiragana
のりと

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祝詞

reading of kanji

nori to

meaning of kanji

  • Seven Gods of Fortune
  • Seven Deities of Good Luck
  • Seven Lucky Gods
hiragana
しちふくじん

drawing of kanji

七福神

reading of kanji

si ti huku zi n

meaning of kanji

  • to raise
  • to elevate
  • to do up (one’s hair)
  • to fly (a kite, etc.)
  • to launch (fireworks, etc.)
  • to surface (a submarine, etc.)
  • to land (a boat)
  • to deep-fry
  • to show someone (into a room)
  • to summon (for geishas, etc.)
  • to send someone (away)
  • to enrol (one’s child in school)
  • to enroll
  • to increase (price, quality, status, etc.)
  • to develop (talent, skill)
  • to improve
  • to make (a loud sound)
  • to raise (one’s voice)
  • to earn (something desirable)
  • to praise
  • to give (an example, etc.)
  • to cite
  • to summon up (all of one’s energy, etc.)
  • to arrest
  • to nominate
  • to give
  • to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.)
  • to bear (a child)
  • to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding)
  • (of the tide) to come in
  • to vomit
  • to do for (the sake of someone else)
  • to complete …
  • to humbly do …
hiragana
あげる

drawing of kanji

上げる

reading of kanji

ageru

meaning of kanji

  • patron god
  • tutelar deity
  • guardian deity
  • local deity
hiragana
うじがみ

drawing of kanji

氏神

reading of kanji

uzi gami

meaning of kanji

  • sea god
  • Poseidon
  • Neptune
hiragana
かいしん

drawing of kanji

海神

reading of kanji

kai sin

meaning of kanji

  • act of God
  • irresistible force
  • inevitability
  • force majeure
  • vis major
hiragana
ふかこうりょく

drawing of kanji

不可抗力

reading of kanji

huka kouri xyo ku

meaning of kanji

  • to ask
  • to inquire
  • to hear
  • to be told
  • to implore (a god for an oracle)
  • to seek direction (from your superior)
  • to visit
  • to speak to (a large crowd at a theatre, etc.)
hiragana
うかがう

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伺う

reading of kanji

ukagau
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