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