Definition of 臣

  • retainer
  • subject


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • シン
  • ジン

Popular Words With This Kanji

大臣, だいじん

cabinet minister

総理大臣, そうりだいじん

Prime Minister

臣, おみ, しん

retainer, attendant, Omi (hereditary title; orig. one of the two highest such titles, later demoted to sixth highest of eight), I (used by a servant when speaking to his master), me

忠臣, ちゅうしん

loyal retainer, loyal subject

内大臣, ないだいじん, うちのおとど, うちのおおまえつぎみ, うちのおおおみ

Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal (1885-1945 CE), Minister of the Interior (669-1868 CE)

国務大臣, こくむだいじん

Minister of State

家臣, かしん

vassal, retainer

廷臣, ていしん


重臣, じゅうしん

chief vassal, senior statesman

義臣, ぎしん

loyal retainer

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