Definition of 神

  • gods
  • mind
  • soul


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シン
  • ジン
  • かみ
  • かん-
  • こう-

Popular Words With This Kanji

精神, せいしん

mind, soul, heart, spirit, intention

神戸, こうべ

Kobe (port city near Osaka)

神, かみ

god, deity, divinity, spirit, kami

阪神, はんしん

Osaka-Kobe, Hanshin (company name: railway, dept. store, baseball team, etc.)

安心, 安神, あんしん

relief, peace of mind

神経, しんけい

nerve, sensitivity

神社, じんじゃ

Shinto shrine

神田, しんでん, かみた

field affiliated with a shrine (the tax-exempt proceeds of its harvest going to pay for shrine operations)

精神的, せいしんてき

mental, emotional

神宮, じんぐう

high-status Shinto shrine with connection to imperial family, imperial Shinto shrine

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