Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
真祖
Kana Reading
しんそ
Romaji
shinso
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    true ancestor
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    var. of vampire (in fiction)

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JLPT 3

9 strokes

ancestor, pioneer, founder

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JLPT 4

10 strokes

true, reality, Buddhist sect

On'Yomi: シン

Kun'Yomi: , ま-, まこと

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