黄泉醜女

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 6 Grade: S Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

Compound of yomo, genitive marker tsu, and shikome.

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黄泉醜女 (hiragana よもつしこめ, romaji yomotsushikome)

  1. ugly women of the underworld
    • 712: Kojiki
      於是伊邪那岐命、見畏而逃還之時、其妹伊邪那美命、言令見辱吾、即遣豫母都志許賣此六字以音。令追。
    • 720: Nihon Shoki
      于時、伊奘冉尊恨曰、何不用要言、令吾恥辱、乃遣泉津醜女八人、一云、泉津日狹女、追留之。

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