Encyclopedia of Shinto

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カテゴリー1: 2. Kami (Deities)
カテゴリー2: Kami in Classic Texts
Text [Ōtonobe no kami](Kojiki)
Other names: Ōtomabe no kami(Nihongi)

The female member of the fifth pair in the first seven generations of the "age of kami." While numerous theories have been suggested regarding the significance of the kami's name, none have been generally accepted. Nihongi notes that variant traditions existed under the names Ōtonohiko no mikoto, Ōtonomahime no mikoto, Ōtomuji no mikoto, and Ōtomube no mikoto.

-Nakayama Kaoru

Pronunciation in Japanese/用語音声

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