Suhijini

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Suhijini

Suhijini (須比智邇神, Little Silted Mud) was the sister and wife of Uhijini. She with her brother were the 3rd Generation of Shinto kami. Her name represents the sedimentation of a delta.1

According to the Nihongi she and her brother were the 4th Generation of kami, also stating her name can also be Su-hiji-ne. Another version of the Nihongi states she was part of the 1st Generation of kami in a line of only 4 Generations.2

Footnotes

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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Suhijini