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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
true meaning, mystery, essence, quintessence, soul, core, kernel, life bloodâme, essence, essentiel, le meilleur, noyau, quintessenceKern, Mark, Zentrum, Wesen, Geist

ON: シン, ジンKUN: かみ, かん-, こう-
gods, mind, soul

ON: ズイ
marrow, pith

ON: シンKUN: ま, ま-, まこと
true, reality, Buddhist sect

ON: ズイ
marrow, pith

ON: シンKUN: こころ, -ごころ
heart, mind, spirit, heart radical (no. 61)

ON: ズイ
marrow, pith

Example sentences
実はこれこそが科学の神髄なのである。Parts: 実は (じつは), 此れ (これ), こそ, 科学 (かがく), 神髄 (しんずい), なのであるThis, in essence, is the secret of science.

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