- the Japanese god who fathered the islands and gods of Japan by a union with his sister Izanami.
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But Izanagi rebuked her for speaking first, and said they must try it again.
When they met, Izanami held her tongue while Izanagi said, "What a lovely woman!"
Izanagi struck his tall spear in the ground making it the axis of the world.
So Izanagi created with his breath the two gods, male and female of the wind.
Izanagi skirted the base of the mountain to the right, Izanami turned to the left.Old-World Japan