Kagutsuchi

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Borrowing from Japanese 迦具土 (かぐつち, Kagutsuchi), originally a compound of かぐ (kagu, obsolete verb root meaning “to shine, to sparkle”) + (tsu, Old Japanese possessive particle) + (chi, power, life force).

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Kagutsuchi

  1. (Japanese mythology, Shinto) The Japanese god of fire, son of Izanagi and Izanami and brother of Amaterasu, Susanoo, Tsukuyomi and Ōyamatsumi; he burned to death his mother while being born.
    Synonyms: Kajin, Kagutsuchi-no-Kami, Hinokagutsuchi, Homusubi

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Kagutsuchi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かぐつち