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  2. Tsukuyomi-no-Mikoto - Wikipedia

    Tsukuyomi-no-Mikoto (ツクヨミノミコト, 月読命), [1] or simply Tsukuyomi (ツクヨミ, 月読) or Tsukiyomi (ツキヨミ), [2] is the moon kami in Japanese mythology and the Shinto religion. The name "Tsukuyomi" is a compound of the Old Japanese words tsuku (月, "moon, month", becoming modern Japanese tsuki) and yomi (読み ...

  3. Mitsuki - Wikipedia

    Japanese: [mi.ts (ɯᵝ).ki] Gender. Unisex. Origin. Meaning. It has many different meanings depending on the kanji used. Mitsuki (みつき, ミツキ) is the Japanese word for "three months" (三月). It is also a Japanese given name natively written in a variety of forms. While a unisex name, it is more commonly used by women.

  4. Tsukimi - Wikipedia

    Tsukimi or Otsukimi (お月見), meaning, "moon-viewing", are Japanese festivals honoring the autumn moon, a variant of the Mid-Autumn Festival.The celebration of the full moon typically takes place on the 15th day of the eighth month of the traditional Japanese calendar, known as Jūgoya (十五夜, fifteenth night); the waxing moon is celebrated on the 13th day of the ninth month, known as ...

  5. 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.

  6. 52 Baby Names That Mean Moon - AOL

    It’s pronounced RAH-kesh. 9. Koray. Koray is a soft and melodic name for boys with Turkish origins and a meaning of “ember moon.”. 10. Mitsuki. “Full moon,” “beautiful moon” and ...

  7. Kitsune - Wikipedia

    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 perhaps the ...

  8. Luna (name) - Wikipedia

    Luna (name) The Moon, a 1902 Art Nouveau illustration by Alfons Mucha. The word lūna, which means Moon in Latin, is the origin of the given name Luna. Luna is a feminine given name of Latin origin, meaning moon. In Roman mythology, Luna was the divine personification of the Moon.

  9. Hana (name) - Wikipedia

    Hana (name) Hana as a given name may have any of several origins. It is also a Kurdish name meaning hope ( هانا ), a Persian name meaning flower (حَنا) and an Arabic name meaning bliss ( هَناء ). As a Japanese name, it is usually translated as flower ( 花 ). In Korean, it means the number one ( 하나 ).