shiyakujin no hokora
A Book of Little Traditions
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No Value Judgement – 07 / 13 / 2014
Like most Japanese words, the word for kami makes no value judgements about:
  • Gender – Male, or female, or other
  • Morality – Good or bad
  • Number – Singular or plural
Female kami are sometimes indicated by the use of himegami, joshin or megami.
More than one kami is sometimes indicated by the use of -tachi (pluralizing suffix).

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