Usage Far Eastern Mythology
Scripts 天久神乙女王御神(Japanese Kanji)
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Meaning & History
An alternative name for the Okinawan creator goddess AMANCHUU. Her name is derived from 天 (ame) meaning "heavens, sky", 久 (kyu) meaning "a long time", 神 (shin) meaning "spirit, deity", 乙女 (otome) meaning "daughter, maiden, virgin", 王 (ō) meaning "king", 御 (here read as 'an'), an honourific particle, and 神 (kami) meaning "spirit, deity".