[<< wiktionary] 神通
== Chinese ==


=== Etymology ===
Originally a Buddhist concept, it referred to one who possessed divine powers. Later on, it came to be used metaphorically to describe to anyone with a special talent.


=== Pronunciation ===


=== Noun ===
神通 

special talent; remarkable ability
magical power


==== Derived terms ====


==== Related terms ====
靈通/灵通 (língtōng)


== Japanese ==


=== Etymology ===
From Sinitic 神通.


=== Pronunciation ===
On'yomi
IPA(key): [d͡ʑiɴzu͍ː], [d͡ʑiɴd͡zu͍ː], [d͡ʑiɴt͡su͍ː]


=== Noun ===
神通(じんずう) • (jinzū)  (historical kana じんづう) (alternative reading hiragana じんつう, rōmaji jintsū)

(Buddhism) a divine or special talent
(figurative) a divine or special talent


==== Derived terms ====
神通力(じんずうりき) (jinzūriki): supernatural force, power, or energy
神通川(じんづうがわ) (Jinzūgawa), 神通川(じんつうがわ) (Jintsūgawa): the Jintsū or Jinzū River in Toyama Prefecture


==== See also ====
 神通 on the Japanese  Wikipedia.Wikipedia ja