天叢雲剣

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
あま
Grade: 1
むら
Jinmeiyō
くも
Grade: 2
つるぎ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of ‎(ama, heaven, ancient combining form) +‎ ‎(no, possessive particle) +‎ 叢雲 ‎(murakumo, cloudbank, group of clouds, also spelled as 群雲) +‎ ‎(no, possessive particle) +‎ ‎(tsurugi, sword, especially a double-edged sword).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • Kun'yomi
  • IPA(key): [a̠ma̠ no̞ mɯᵝɾ̠a̠kɯᵝmo̞ no̞ t͡sɯᵝɾ̠ɯᵝɡ̃i]

Proper nounEdit

天叢雲剣 ‎(hiragana あまのむらくものつるぎ, romaji Ama no Murakumo no Tsurugi)

  1. the original name of the 草薙剣 ‎(Kusanagi no Tsurugi, literally Grasscutting Longsword), a sacred sword, one of the Imperial Regalia of Japan

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9