Scripts 天吴(Chinese, Japanese Kanji)
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Meaning & History
From a combination of the characters 天 (tian, meaning “heaven”) and 吴 (wu, referring to the Wu people of southeast China). This is the name of a deity found in the Shanhaijing (山海经), or Classic of Mountains and Seas. Associated with water and hunting, it has the body of a beast with eight heads, eight tails and eight legs.