Definition of 祇

  • national or local god
  • peaceful
  • great

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • くにつかみ
  • ただ
  • まさに

Popular Words With This Kanji

祇園, ぎおん

entertainment district in Kyoto

国津神, 国つ神, 地祇, くにつかみ, ちぎ

gods of the land, earthly deities

神祇, じんぎ

gods of heaven and earth

天神地祇, てんしんちぎ, てんじんちぎ

gods of heaven and earth

神祇伯, じんぎはく

head of the Department of Worship

神祇官, じんぎかん, かみづかさ, かんづかさ

Department of Divinities (1868-1871), Department of Worship (under the ritsuryo system)

博多祇園山笠, はかたぎおんやまかさ

festival held in July in Fukuoka City, Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival (often just called Yamakasa Festival)

祇園祭, ぎおんまつり

Gion Festival (in Kyoto during the month of July, with high point on the 17th)

祇園会, ぎおんえ

Gion Festival (in Kyoto during the month of July, with high point on the 17th)

神祇院, じんぎいん

Institute of Divinities (1940-1946)


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