Usage Japanese Mythology
Scripts 泣沢女, 啼沢女, 哭沢女(Japanese Kanji)
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Meaning & History
The name of the Japanese goddess of spring water. Her name is derived from 泣 (naki) meaning "to weep", 啼 (naki) meaning "to wail, cry" or 哭 (naki) meaning "to cry, wail", 沢 (sawa) meaning "mountain stream, swamp, marsh" and 女 (me) meaning "woman".