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English Meaning(s) for 神

  1. spirit; psyche
  2. god; deity; divinity; kami

Definition and Synonyms for 神

God a material effigy that is worshipped
Synonyms: 偶像, , , ,
Spirit a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character
Synonyms: エスプリ, ガイスト, マインド, スピリット, , , 心意, 心胆, 心霊, 心魂, , , , , 神気, 精気, 精神, , 肝っ魂, , , ,
God any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Synonyms: ゴッド, 大御神, 大神, 天道様, 男神, , , , , 神明, 神明, 神様, 至上者
Kami one the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)
Synonyms: , , ,
God a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people
Synonyms: , , ,
God the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe
Synonyms: ゴッド, , , , , , , 主人, 大御神, 大神, 男神, , , , , 神様
Creator terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
Synonyms: ロード, クリエイター, , , , , , , 主人, , , , , , 神様
Father-God God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
Synonyms: , , , ,
God the object of worship in monotheistic religions
Synonyms: ゴッド, , , , , , , 主人, 大御神, 大神, 男神, , , , , 神様

Meanings for each kanji in 神

» gods; mind; soul

Categories 神 is a member of

Simulacrum a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)
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Fiber the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
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Higher-Up one of greater rank or station or quality
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Spiritual Being an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
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Sample Sentences for 神

They say the gods smite evil with thunderbolts.
Whoever goes to church believes in God.
The king of this country isn't a person, but a divine beast with three pairs of wings said to be in far away in the sky.
Whomever goes to church believes in God.
The car banged itself against a tree.

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