Raijin

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English[edit]

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Fūjin-raijin-zu by Tawaraya Sōtatsu, with Raijin shown on the left and Fūjin right.

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 雷神 (Raijin), from Middle Chinese (lwoj "thunder") + (ʒin "deity", "spirit").

Proper noun[edit]

Raijin

  1. (mythology, Shinto) The Japanese god of lightning, thunder and storms, along with Fūjin and Susanoo.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Raijin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of らいじん