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Inari

[in-uh-ree, -ahr-ee; Finnish ih-nah-ri]
noun
  1. Lake, a lake in NE Finland. About 500 sq. mi. (1295 sq. km).
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Historical Examples

  • There, too, is his enemy the Inari fox, who is kind of heart.

    Old-World Japan

    Frank Rinder

  • Inari, as we have already found, is often extremely benevolent.

    Myths & Legends of Japan

    F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis

  • Inasmuch as rice is the most important and necessary product of Japan, the honours which Inari Sama receives are extraordinary.

    Tales of Old Japan

    Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford

  • Inari not infrequently rewards human beings for any act of kindness to a fox.

    Myths & Legends of Japan

    F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis

  • One legend informs us that a woman who had been married many years and had not been blessed with a child prayed at Inari's shrine.

    Myths & Legends of Japan

    F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis