Definition of Chinese deity

1. Noun. A deity worshipped by the ancient Chinese.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinese Deity

Chinese celery
Chinese character
Chinese characters
Chinese checkers
Chinese chequers
Chinese chess
Chinese chestnut
Chinese chive
Chinese cinnamon
Chinese compliment
Chinese compliments
Chinese cork oak
Chinese cypress
Chinese date
Chinese dates
Chinese deity
Chinese desert cat
Chinese desert cats
Chinese dragon
Chinese dragons
Chinese edible frog
Chinese eight-ball
Chinese elm
Chinese evergreen
Chinese fire drill
Chinese fire drills
Chinese folk religion
Chinese forget-me-not
Chinese fried rice
Chinese ginger

Literary usage of Chinese deity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fraser's Magazine (1870)
"However, yon will naturally ask, where is there any similarity between the name of that deity and the chinese deity of the sky, Tien ? ..."

2. An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, from the Birth of Christ, to by Johann Lorenz Mosheim, Archibald Maclaine (1819)
"... on the other, that this chinese deity was looked upon by his worshippers as entirely distinct almost under the very same characters that are, "J, ..."

3. Introduction to the Science of Religion: Four Lectures Delivered at the by Friedrich Max Müller (1870)
"However, you will naturally ask, where is there any similarity between the name of that deity and the chinese deity of the sky, Tien ? ..."

4. Native Sources for the History of Chinese Pictorial Art by Friedrich Hirth (1917)
"... and bonzes, especially Kuan-yin, who originally was a local chinese deity and only later became the equivalent of the Indian male deity ..."

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