- Affiliation: Shinto
- Deity of: –
- Family: Hayaakitsuhiko (father) Hayaakitsuhime (mother) Aha Nagi (brother) Awa Nami (sister) Tsuranagi (brother) Tsuranami (sister) Kuninomikumari (sibling) Amenokuizamochi (sibling) Kuninokuizamochi (sibling)
Amenomikumari (天之水分神 – Heaven’s Watershed) is mentioned in the Kojiki as a child of Hayaakitsuhime and Hayaakitsuhiko, the Estuary Spirits. They were the fifth of eight born to them with their name representing an estuary’s origin near mountain heights on the landward side near heaven.
The Nihongi does not give a name to this deity, simply stating:
1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
2. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.
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