Category:Shinshi, Kenzoku

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日本語: 神使(しんし), 眷属(けんぞく)
(→ 稲荷神社の神使(狐)の像は Category:Inari fox statues へ ・天満宮の神使(牛)の像は Category:Gagyū statues へ ・獅子・狛犬の像はCategory:Komainu へ)
※ なお「狛○○」という呼び方は狛犬から派生した俗称で正式ではない。
English: Shin・shi , Ken・zoku — (a pair of statues, or sometimes pictures and paintings, of) various animals that were believed to act as gate guardians/messengers of Gods
in Shintō shrines and some Buddhist temples in Japan.

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