Japanese Word Entry

Simplified Japanese form:

Kana:あかし
Definitions:
  1. proof, evidence, sign, testimony, vindication

  2. certificate, license, membership card

  3. to testify (usu. Christian religious context)

  4. enlightenment

  5. symptoms (in Chinese medicine), patient's condition

Alternative form: 證し 〔証し〕
Alternative Kana: しょう

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Chinese characters used in this word

proof, evidence, certificate, testify, verify, guarantee, witness
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄥˋ (zhèng)
Cantonese: zing3
Japanese: ショウ / あかし
Korean:
Vietnamese: chứng
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