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  1. Ninigi, Ninigino-Mikotonoun

    grandson of Amaterasu and first ruler of Japan


  1. ninigi

    Ninigi-no-Mikoto (Japanese: 瓊瓊杵尊) is a deity in Japanese mythology. Grandson of the sun goddess Amaterasu, Ninigi is regarded according to Japanese mythology as the great-grandfather of Japan’s first emperor, Emperor Jimmu. The three sacred treasures brought with Ninigi from Heaven and divine ancestry established the Japanese Imperial Family.The three generations of kami starting with Ninigi are sometimes referred to as the three generations of Hyūga, they are said to represent a transitional period between the heavenly kami and the first emperor.


  1. ninigi

    There doesn't appear to be a general definition for "Ninigi," as it is not a recognized term in the English language. However, in Japanese mythology, Ninigi is the grandson of the sun goddess Amaterasu, tasked to descend from the heavens to rule over the earth and cultivate it. This is a very specific cultural reference and not a broadly defined term.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ninigi in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ninigi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


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