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  2. Kuraokami - Wikipedia

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    Name. The name Kuraokami combines kura 闇 "dark; darkness; closed" and okami 龗 "dragon tutelary of water". This uncommon kanji (o)kami or rei 龗, borrowed from the Chinese character ling 龗 "rain-dragon; mysterious" (written with the "rain" radical 雨, 3 口 "mouths", and a phonetic of long 龍 "dragon") is a variant Chinese character for Japanese rei < Chinese ling 靈 "rain-prayer ...

  3. List of Japanese deities - Wikipedia

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    Kuebiko (久延毘古), the god of knowledge and agriculture, represented in Japanese mythology as a scarecrow who cannot walk but has comprehensive awareness. Kuraokami (闇龗) is a legendary Japanese dragon and Shinto deity of rain and snow. Kushinadahime; Kukurihime no Kami (菊理媛神), a goddess enshrined at Shirayama Hime Shrine.

  4. Ryūjin - Wikipedia

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    Ryūjin ( 龍神, lit. "Dragon God"), which in some traditions is equivalent to Ōwatatsumi, was the tutelary deity of the sea in Japanese mythology. In many versions Ryūjin had the ability to transform into a human shape. Many believed the god had knowledge on medicine and many considered him as the bringer of rain and thunder, Ryūjin is ...

  5. Reina (given name) - Wikipedia

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    Reina ( Yiddish: רֵיינָא) is also a Yiddish name referring to spiritual or ritual purity, also spelled Rayna or Reyna. [6] Raina, also spelled Reyna, ( Hindi: रैना) is also a Hindi given name and surname meaning “ night .”. Reina is also a Japanese name with different meanings depending on the kanji or hiragana symbols that ...

  6. 60 Names That Mean Spring to Celebrate the Season of Birth - AOL

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    Here, a popular Japanese name with a spot-on meaning of “spring child.” ... 49. Rain. Here, a gender-neutral moniker of Old German origin that means “abundance from above.” There’s also ...

  7. The Garden of Words - Wikipedia

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    The Garden of Words ( Japanese: 言の葉の庭, Hepburn: Kotonoha no Niwa) is a 2013 Japanese anime drama film written, directed and edited by Makoto Shinkai, animated by CoMix Wave Films and distributed by Toho. It stars Miyu Irino and Kana Hanazawa, and features music by Daisuke Kashiwa instead of Tenmon, who had composed the music for many ...

  8. Raijin - Wikipedia

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    Raijin ( 雷神, lit. "Thunder God"), also known as Kaminari-sama (雷様), Raiden-sama (雷電様), Narukami (鳴る神), Raikou (雷公), and Kamowakeikazuchi-no-kami is a god of lightning, thunder, and storms in Japanese mythology and the Shinto religion. [1] He is typically depicted with fierce and aggressive facial expressions, standing ...

  9. East Asian rainy season - Wikipedia

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    The East Asian rainy season ( Chinese and Japanese: 梅雨; pinyin: méiyǔ; rōmaji: tsuyu/baiu; Korean: 장마; romaja: jangma ), also called the plum rain, is caused by precipitation along a persistent stationary front known as the Meiyu front for nearly two months during the late spring and early summer in East Asia between China, Taiwan ...