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  2. Mazoku - Wikipedia

    The term "mazoku" was used to describe the asura and yaksha in Hindu mythology, as well as Zoroastrianism 's daeva. It is a general term for devils, demons and evil beings. In Japanese polytheism, it is an antonym of 神族 (shinzoku), "the tribe of gods". A maō is a king or ruler over mazoku. For instance, in Bible translations, Satan is a maō.

  3. Traditional colors of Japan - Wikipedia

    The traditional colors of Japan are a collection of colors traditionally used in Japanese art, literature, textiles such as kimono, and other Japanese arts and crafts. History [ edit ] The traditional colors of Japan trace their historical origins to the Twelve Level Cap and Rank System which was established in 603 by Prince Shōtoku and based ...

  4. Kira (given name) - Wikipedia

    In Russian, Kira ( Ки́ра) is the feminine form of the masculine name Kir, meaning "mistress, ruler", but can be translated to "leader of the people", "one the people look to" or "beloved". [3] Kira could also have arrived into Russian from the Persian-Greek name Kyra. Kira can also be the diminutive of the old and rare masculine given name ...

  5. Kitsune - Wikipedia

    Kitsune. A nine-tailed fox spirit ( kyūbi no kitsune) scaring Prince Hanzoku; print by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Edo period, 19th century. In Japanese folklore, kitsune ( 狐, きつね, IPA: [kʲi̥t͡sɯne̞] ⓘ) are foxes that possess paranormal abilities that increase as they get older and wiser. According to folklore, the kitsune -foxes (or ...

  6. Hanakotoba - Wikipedia

    Hanakotoba (花言葉) is the Japanese form of the language of flowers. The language was meant to convey emotion and communicate directly to the recipient or viewer without needing the use of words. The language was meant to convey emotion and communicate directly to the recipient or viewer without needing the use of words.

  7. List of Japanese deities - Wikipedia

    Hachiman ( 八幡神) is the god of war and the divine protector of Japan and its people. Originally an agricultural deity, he later became the guardian of the Minamoto clan. His symbolic animal and messenger is the dove. Inari Ōkami ( 稲荷大神) The god or goddess of rice and fertility.

  8. Kiara (given name) - Wikipedia

    Italy. Japan. Kiara ( / kiˈɑːrə / kee-AR-ə or / ˈkɪərə / KEER-ə) is a given name with various origins. It may be a variant of the Italian name Chiara, meaning bright, or the Irish name Ciara, meaning dark-haired. [1] In Japan, Kiara is an uncommon name typically given to males; its meaning is dependent upon the characters used to ...

  9. Yomi - Wikipedia

    Yomi. Yomotsu Hirasaka in Higashiizumo, Shimane Prefecture. Yomi or Yomi-no-kuni (黄泉, 黄泉の国, or 黄泉ノ国) is the Japanese word for the land of the dead (World of Darkness). [1] According to Shinto mythology as related in Kojiki, this is where the dead go in the afterlife. Once one has eaten at the hearth of Yomi it is (mostly ...