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  • Synonyms of "Amulet" and their differences

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    2. "Charm" and "Amulet" can both be used for the same object. But, "Amulet" has a feeling of old, powerful, mysterious. "Charm" has a feeling of small, bright, shiny, trinket, jewelry, pretty. An amulet is more like a personal item for the wearer. A charm is more like jewelry, to be seen. This is the kind of thing I think of when I hear "amulet": http://www.thaiamuletsales.com/photos/amulets-sale/jumnearn-good-luck-amulet-b.jpg This is the kind of thing I think of when I hear "charm": http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-KtG2nV4DpS0/Tg6s68uhihI/AAAAAAAACyU/LJp3ipQOF_0/s400/1303004422-30.jpg With these things in mind, I would consider 御守 an amulet.

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