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Ninigi

[nee-nee-gee]
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noun Japanese Legend.
  1. the grandson of Amaterasu and first ruler of Japan.
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  • After many years, Ninigi divided his kingdom between two of his sons.

    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

  • 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

  • Ninigi took to wife the daughter of a terrestrial deity, and by her had two sons, Hosuseri and Hikohohodemi.

    Japan

    Various

  • The terrestrial deity, Sarudahiko, receiving news of the approach of Ninigi and his divine retinue, came out to greet him.

    Japan

    Various