伊邪那美

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
じゃ > ざ
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on'yomi

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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.

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Proper nounEdit

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

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

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