Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 監寺(かんす) in Japanese

監寺, 監主, 監守
Kana Reading
かんす, かんず, かんじ
Romaji
kansu, kanzu, kanji
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    one of the six administrators of a Zen temple who substitutes for the chief priest


Kanji in this word

JLPT 2

6 strokes

Buddhist temple

On'Yomi: ジ

Kun'Yomi: てら

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JLPT 3

6 strokes

guard, protect, defend, obey

On'Yomi: シュ, ス

Kun'Yomi: まも.る, まも.り, もり, -もり, かみ

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JLPT 1

15 strokes

oversee, official, govt office, rule, administer

On'Yomi: カン

Kun'Yomi:

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JLPT 4

5 strokes

lord, chief, master, main thing, principal

On'Yomi: シュ, ス, シュウ

Kun'Yomi: ぬし, おも, あるじ

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