Tsukuyomi

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 月読 (つくよみ, Tsukuyomi), originally a compound of (つく, tsuku, the moon) + 読み (よみ, yomi, reading, ancient meaning of “counting”).

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Tsukuyomi

  1. (Japanese mythology, Shinto) The Japanese moon god, son of Izanami and Izanagi and brother of Amaterasu, Susanoo, Ōyamatsumi and Kagutsuchi.
    Synonyms: Tsukuyomi-no-Mikoto

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Tsukuyomi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of つくよみ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ツクヨミ