- Affiliation: Shinto
- Deity of:
- Family: Ōyamatsumi (father) Kayanohime (mother) Kuninosazuchi (brother) Amenosazuchi (sister) Amenosagiri (sister) Kuninosagiri (brother) Amenokurado (sister)
Kuninokurado (brother) Ōtomatohime (sister)
His name could alternatively be renderred as ‘Lad Lost in Wide Places’ to highlight the life of hunters and gatherers in the mountains.1
The Nihongi makes no mention of this Spirit.
1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
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