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[nee-nee-gee] /niˈni gi/
noun, Japanese Legend.
the grandson of Amaterasu and first ruler of Japan. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Uzume obeyed the commands of Ninigi, and is greatly honoured in Saruta for her courage, her mirth, and her beauty.

    Old-World Japan Frank Rinder
  • I come to meet Ninigi that I may pay homage to him and be his guide.

    Old-World Japan Frank Rinder
  • Ninigi took to wife the daughter of a terrestrial deity, and by her had two sons, Hosuseri and Hikohohodemi.

    Japan Various
  • After many years, Ninigi divided his kingdom between two of his sons.

    Old-World Japan Frank Rinder
  • He therefore presented both his daughters to Ninigi, expressing the hope that the suitor's choice would fall upon Iha-naga.

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • The terrestrial deity, Sarudahiko, receiving news of the approach of Ninigi and his divine retinue, came out to greet him.

    Japan Various
  • Therefore Oho-yama sent both his daughters to Ninigi in rich attire and with many rare presents.

    Old-World Japan Frank Rinder
  • I come to pay my homage to Ninigi, and beg to have the honour to be his guide.

    Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
  • Now Ninigi, with the Prince of Saruta as his guide, travelled throughout the kingdom over which he was to rule.

    Old-World Japan Frank Rinder

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