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[てん()]
ten
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[あめ()]
ame
[あま()]
ama

English Meaning(s) for 天

noun
  1. sky
  2. heaven
  3. svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth)
  4. deva (divine being of Buddhism)

Definition and Synonyms for 天

Heaven the abode of God and the angels
Synonyms: ヘブン, パラダイス, 上天, 上界, 十万億土, , 天上, 天上界, 天国, 天堂, 極楽, 極楽浄土
Sphere the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
Synonyms: スカイ, 一天, 上天, 九天, 大空, , 天上, 天球, 天空, , , , ,
Sky the atmosphere and outer space as viewed from the earth
Synonyms: スカイ, 大空, , 天上, 天の原, 天空, 太虚, , , , , , 雲居

Meanings for each kanji in 天

heavens; sky; imperial Kanji Details »

Categories 天 is a member of

Surface the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
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Atmosphere the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body
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Imaginary Place a place that exists only in imagination
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Sample Sentences for 天

God is the creator. Heaven and Earth and people and everything apart from God are created.
Judging from how the sky looks, we'll be having fine weather.
This is what we call "tempura".
I saw the Spirit come down from heaven as a dove and remain on him.
Uranus, meaning 'sky', is the king who first ruled the whole world.

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