稲荷

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 3

Etymology[edit]

Originally a compound of (ina, rice plant) +‎ 生り (nari), the stem form of verb 生る (naru, to fruit, to go to seed).

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稲荷 (hiragana いなり, romaji Inari)

  1. (Shintō): god of harvests, fertility, rice, agriculture, foxes, industry, and worldly success

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