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shén
gods
#622
Chapter-32 HSK-A
9 strokes

Compositions

Explanation of characters by Herbert A. Giles

Shên is composed of 示 shih divine manifestation as radical, with 申 shên to extend, to state, as phonetic. It has been adopted by certain denominations of Protestant missionaries in China an equivalent for "God," in opposition to the term 上帝 Shang Ti of other Protestants, and to 天主 T'ien Chu Heaven's Ruler of the Roman Catholics.

Chinese-English (CC-CEDICT)


shén
deity/soul/spirit/unusual/mysterious/lively/expressive/expression/look/CL:個|个[ge4]/(slang) awesome/amazing/God/abbr. for 神舟[Shen2 zhou1]

Phrases ending with the given character

èr
láng
shén
Erlangshen, Chinese deity
wēn
shén
five chief demons of folklore personifying pestilence/cf four horsemen of the apocalypse
rén
shén
personal God/anthropomorphic God
bǎo
shén
patron saint/guardian angel
sāng
mén
shén
messenger of death (cf Irish banshee)/person bringing bad luck
shén
Titan
tài
yáng
shén
Sun God/Apollo
shén
valkyrie
shǒu
shén
protector God/patron saint
yuè
shén
Moon Goddess
jīng
shén
the three energies of Chinese medicine: 精[jing1], 氣|气[qi4], and 神[shen2]
shén
protector deities of Buddhist law

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