Shinto

noun Shin·to \ ˈshin-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of Shinto

: the indigenous religion of Japan consisting chiefly in the cultic devotion to deities of natural forces and veneration of the Emperor as a descendant of the sun goddess

Shinto

adjective

Shintoism

play \ˈshin-(ˌ)tō-ˌi-zəm\ noun

Shintoist

play \ˈshin-ˌtō-ist\ noun or adjective

Shintoistic

play \ˌshin-tō-ˈi-stik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of shinto

Japanese shintō


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Shinto

Definition of Shinto for English Language Learners

  • : the traditional religion of Japan


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