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Izanami

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picture by Eitaku Kobayashi, with Izanami to the left, next to Izanagi

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Borrowed from Japanese 伊邪那美 (いざなみ, Izanami).

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Izanami

  1. (Japanese mythology, Shinto) A Japanese creator goddess who is also (along with the Shinigami and Enma) a goddess of death and the underworld; she is Izanagi's younger sister and spouse, and the mother of Amaterasu, Tsukuyomi, Susanoo and Kagutsuchi.
    Synonyms: Izanami-no-Mikoto

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Izanami

  1. Rōmaji transcription of いざなみ