Japanese romanized word tenshi means angel when translated into English. THe original context means the messenger of heaven. This word is not commonly used in the contemporary Enlish language but was understood among anime fans.
Ah! Look at that girls walking on the other side of the sidewalk; she's a tenshi.
by jongu June 13, 2004
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Short for Tenheishi. Japanese angels. Deffinition; Sky Soldier. They have 2 sets of wings & throw spears at people. Common tenshs of today usually have only 1 set of wings or 2, bt one set of wings are actually feathery wing shapped ears.
Japanese history texts & countless anime/manga/CG sites.
by Allaiyah January 15, 2004