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There are 24 total results for your kenshin search.

Characters Pronunciation
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Mandarin jiān xìn / jian1 xin4
Taiwan chien hsin
Japanese kenshin / けんしん
Chinese to believe firmly; without any doubt
Japanese (Christian rite of) confirmation; (personal name) Kenshin
firm faith


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese (noun/participle) dedication; devotion



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Mandarin jiàn zhěn / jian4 zhen3
Taiwan chien chen
Japanese kenshin / けんしん
Chinese check-up (health, car safety, environment etc)
Japanese (noun/participle) (abbreviation) physical examination; medical examination; health checkup; health screening


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese sword blade



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Mandarin jiān zhèn / jian1 zhen4
Taiwan chien chen
Japanese kenshin / けんしん
Chinese confirmation (Christian ceremony)
Japanese (Christian rite of) confirmation


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese (noun/participle) (obscure) verification of the authenticity of a document (e.g. by seal or handwriting)


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese (noun/participle) (abbreviation) physical examination; medical examination; health checkup; health screening


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese strip search


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese (noun/participle) (1) inspection of a meter; reading a meter; (2) needle detection (in garments, etc.); needle inspection


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese influential vassal; powerful retainer; powerful courtier


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん    akubi / あくび Japanese (kana only) yawn; yawning (and stretching); (given name) Kesshin


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese (noun/participle) offering a gift (to a superior)



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Mandarin jiàn xīn / jian4 xin1
Taiwan chien hsin
Japanese kenshin
to see one's own mind



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Mandarin jiàn zhēn / jian4 zhen1
Taiwan chien chen
Japanese kenshin
To behold truth, or ultimate reality; see the truth


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese beatific vision; (surname) Mikami


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese wise and able retainer; (given name) Kenshin


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Mandarin qiǎn xìn / qian3 xin4
Taiwan ch`ien hsin / chien hsin
Japanese kenshin
to send a message



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Mandarin shí jiān xīn / shi2 jian1 xin1
Taiwan shih chien hsin
Japanese jū kenshin
ten firm states of mind



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Mandarin sì jiān xìn / si4 jian1 xin4
Taiwan ssu chien hsin
Japanese shi kenshin
The four firm or 四不懷信 indestructible beliefs, in the Buddha, the law, the order, and the commandments; four firm beliefs


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese (Christian rite of) confirmation


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Mandarin fāng biàn huà shēn tǔ / fang1 bian4 hua4 shen1 tu3
Taiwan fang pien hua shen t`u / fang pien hua shen tu
Japanese hōben keshin do
An intermediate 'land 'of the Japanese monk 見眞 Kenshin, below the Pure-land, where Amitābha appears in his transformation-body; expedient land of the transformation body


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Japanese akubi(p);kenshin(欠伸) / あくび(P);けんしん(欠伸) Japanese (1) (kana only) yawn; yawning; (2) (欠 only) kanji "yawning" radical (radical 76)


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Japanese kenshin / けんしん Japanese (noun/participle) (abbreviation) (See 健康診査,健康診断) physical examination; medical examination; health checkup; health screening


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Japanese tekinishioookuru / てきにしおをおくる Japanese (exp,v5r) (from Uesugi Kenshin sending salt to his enemy, Takeda Shingen, when Takeda's salt supply had been cut off) to save an enemy from trouble instead of taking advantage of their weakness; to show humanity even to one's enemy; to help one's enemy in difficulty

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 24 results for "kenshin" in Chinese and/or Japanese.

Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Soup or Bath

This dictionary uses the EDICT and CC-CEDICT dictionary files.
EDICT data is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.

Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).

Combined, these cover 355,969 Japanese, Chinese, and Buddhist characters, words, idioms, and short phrases.

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