Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.


[ee-zah-nah-mee] /ˈi zɑˈnɑ mi/
a Japanese goddess, the sister of Izanagi. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Izanami
Historical Examples
  • When they met, Izanami held her tongue while Izanagi said, "What a lovely woman!"

    Japanese Fairy World William Elliot Griffis
  • Izanami then created by herself the gods of metals, of clay and of fresh water.

    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
  • The last of these spontaneous divine generations were a brother and a sister, named Izanagi and Izanami.

    The Gist of Japan R. B. Peery
  • Shortly after this very ingenuous proposal Izanagi and Izanami were married.

    Myths & Legends of Japan

    F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • Here he placed a huge rock, and eventually came face to face with Izanami.

    Myths & Legends of Japan

    F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • The actual work of creation was done by a male deity, Izanagi, and a female deity, Izanami.

  • Izanami would fain have left that place to rejoin Izanagi on the beautiful earth.

    Old-World Japan Frank Rinder
  • Izanami was angry that Izanagi had not listened to her commands, for she knew how fruitless would be his efforts.

    Old-World Japan Frank Rinder
  • I was told this when I wanted to go to the legendary burial-place of Izanami.

Word of the Day

Nearby words for izanami

Word Value for Izanami

Scrabble Words With Friends