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How to say God In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
神かみカミ
Pronunciation: Kami
How to Say It Outloud: Kah-mee
Usage: Commonly used to refer to a deity or god in Shintoism and general contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:神社で神に祈る。
Example Sentence English:Pray to the god at the shrine.
KanjiKatakana
ゴッドゴッド
Pronunciation: Goddo
How to Say It Outloud: Gohd-do
Usage: Phonetic translation of the English word 'God'. Often used in imported religious contexts or for Western deities.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼はゴッドを信じています。
Example Sentence English:He believes in God.

Dictionary

神様かみさまCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • God; god
Noun
  • ace; king; superior person; god (amongst men)
神かみCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • god; deity; divinity; spirit; kami
Noun, used as a prefix
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • incredible; fantastic; amazing
Noun
  • Emperor (of Japan)
Noun
  • thunder
Wikipedia definition
  • God
神さんかみさん
Noun
  • God; god
大御神おおみかみ
Noun
  • god
Place
  • Oomikami
雷かみなりCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n1
Noun
  • lightning; thunder; thunderbolt
Noun
  • god of thunder; god of lightning
Noun
  • anger; fit of anger
Wikipedia definition
  • Lightning
提宇子ダイウス
Noun
  • God
神の命かみのみこと
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • god; emperor
天てんCommon word
Noun
  • sky
Noun
  • heaven
Noun
  • God
Noun
  • svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth)
Noun
  • deva (divine being of Buddhism)
Noun
  • top (of a book)
Noun
  • sole (of a Japanese sandal)
Noun
  • beginning; start
Noun
  • tempura
Noun
  • India
Wikipedia definition
  • Tian
神明しんめい
Noun
  • deity; god
Noun
  • Amaterasu (as an enshrined deity)
デウスデウス
Noun
  • God
Wikipedia definition
  • Dyeus
カムイカムイ
Noun
  • god; deity; divinity; spirit; kami
Wikipedia definition
  • Kamuy
ののさまののさま
Noun
  • God; Buddha; sun; moon
天父てんぷ
Noun
  • Heavenly Father; God
神霊しんれい
Noun
  • divine spirit; (Shinto) god
Noun
  • soul (of a dead person); spirit
ゴッドゴッド
Noun
  • god (esp. the Christian God)
のののの
Noun
  • God; Buddha; sun; moon
大神おおかみ
Noun
  • god
天主てんしゅ
Noun
  • Lord of Heaven; God
死神しにがみ
Noun
  • god of death; death deity; Death; Grim Reaper
Wikipedia definition
  • Death (personification)
神に誓ってかみにちかって
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • before God; as God is my witness; in the name of God

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