[ ee-zah-nah-mee ]
/ ˈi zɑˈnɑ mi /
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a Japanese goddess, the sister of Izanagi.
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How to use Izanami in a sentence
The seven divine generations are "born," but do nothing except that they give Izanagi and Izanami a jewelled spear.
Retreating to another part of the world—that is, into southwestern Japan—Izanami purified himself by bathing in a stream.
Another authority makes Uka no mitama a daughter of Izanagi and Izanami.Shinto|W. G. (William George) Aston
Izanami then got very angry, and went down to the lower world of darkness, and disappeared.
In the dark world under the earth Izanami stayed a long time, and after long waiting, Izanagi went after her.