Japanese Word Entry

聖人
Kana:せいじん
Romaji:seijin
Definitions:
  1. (Christian) saint

  2. wise and virtuous person (esp. in Confucianism), great religious teacher, sage

  3. refined sake


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Chinese characters used in this word

holy, saint, sage, master, priest, sacred
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄥˋ (shèng)
Cantonese: sing3
Japanese: セイ (sei)、 ショウ (shou) / ひじり (hijiri)
Korean: 성 (seong)
Vietnamese: thánh
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Semantic variant form:

person, man, people, mankind, someone else
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖㄣˊ (rén)
Cantonese: jan4
Japanese: ジン (jin)、 ニン (nin) / ひと (hito)、 -り (-ri)、 -と (-to)
Korean: 인 (in)
Vietnamese: nhân
Variants
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