Japanese Words for the Word Devotion and Related Words
The Japanese Words for the Word Devotion is “献身(けんしん-kenshin)(also means “Dedication”)”. We use this word for translating the English word “Devotion” into Japanese. I showed this Japanese word image on the left side of this page.
And we have a few similar meaning words which are also used when we translate the English word “Devotion” into Japanese. The following words are some examples;
“帰依(きえ-kie)”, “信心(しんじん-shinjin)(also means “Faith”)”, “専念(せんねん-sennen)(also means Dedication)”and “執心(しゅうしん-shuushin)(also means “Infatuation”)” etc.
The word “帰依” and “信心” are mainly used in religious field and the word “専念” means “to concentrate in one thing” such as work or study etc and the word “執心” is used in any field. While “献身” means “to do something hardly for someone else”.