伊邪那美

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: S Grade: S Grade: 3

Alternative formsEdit

  • 伊弉冉

EtymologyEdit

Appears to be of identical derivation as 伊邪那岐 (​Izanagi), only replacing the last syllable (ki, male, common element in Japanese male given names) with (mi, female, common element in Japanese female given names). See the 伊邪那岐 entry for further details.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

伊邪那美 (hiragana いざなみ, katakana イザナミ, romaji Izanami)

  1. (mythology, religion, Shintō): Izanami, the Japanese creator goddess, wife of Izanagi, and mother of Kagutsuchi

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 30 December 2013, at 03:46