Izanagi


Izanagi

Izanagi [ee-zah-nah-gee] Examples noun

  1. the Japanese god who fathered the islands and gods of Japan by a union with his sister Izanami.

Examples from the Web for izanagi Historical Examples of izanagi

  • But Izanagi rebuked her for speaking first, and said they must try it again.

    Japanese Fairy World

    William Elliot Griffis

  • When they met, Izanami held her tongue while Izanagi said, “What a lovely woman!”

    Japanese Fairy World

    William Elliot Griffis

  • Izanagi struck his tall spear in the ground making it the axis of the world.

    Japanese Fairy World

    William Elliot Griffis

  • So Izanagi created with his breath the two gods, male and female of the wind.

    Japanese Fairy World

    William Elliot Griffis

  • Izanagi skirted the base of the mountain to the right, Izanami turned to the left.

    Old-World Japan

    Frank Rinder

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