American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of the sacred beings worshiped in Shintoism, conceived as spirits abiding in natural phenomena and sometimes in people with extraordinary qualities.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lord; a title applied by the Japanese to daimios and governors.
- n. A term used by the Japanese to designate all the gods or celestial beings who formed and peopled Japan; the descendants of these gods, the mikados and the imperial family, as terrestrial kami; and such heroes and worthies as have been deified by the mikados.
- n. [capitalized] [=Chin. shin, god, spirit.] The name used by the Protestant missionaries and the native Protestant Christians of Japan for the Supreme Being; God: the term used by Roman Catholics is Tenshu, or Lord of Heaven, whence Roman Catholics are known as the Tenshū -kio, or ‘Lord-of-Heaven sect.’
- n. An animistic God or spirit in the Shinto religion of Japan.
- n. A basic origami paper, usually printed with a colour or pattern on one side.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A title given to the celestial gods of the first mythical dynasty of Japan and extended to the demigods of the second dynasty, and then to the long line of spiritual princes still represented by the mikado.
- n. one the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)
- Japanese. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“kami menantikanye dr camera imal..uhuhu psl hal buka puasa aritu,jgn amik hati sgt la..kami x rasa pe2 pun..asalkan kami enjoy buka sesama dhla..”
“Philosophical Magazine, published in T [= o] ki [= o], a Japanese writer, Mr. Kenjir [= o] Hiradé, states also that the term kami does not necessarily denote a spiritual being, but is only a relative term meaning above or high, but this respect toward something high or above has created many imaginary deities as well as those having a human history.”
“Belief in the kami is a folk tradition in Japan, repudiated or at best grudgingly tolerated by the major religions but still retaining a hold on the popular imagination.”
“But the best are the tiny shrines, the little places that are used and loved by local people, who believe in kami, little mythical spirit beings, who live in the world with us and think and feel much as we do.”
“Tapos pumunta kami salibrary. .ilang oras rin kami dun ...”
“Bila Anda tidak mencantumkannya, maka kami akan memasukkan Anda ke list cadangan, atau ke list yang mungkin tidak sesuai dengan harapan”
“Bila 'pass' maka kami akan mendapat copy transaksi, bila fail maka tidak akan ada transaksi.”
“Namun kami mampu mengakhiri permainan dengan angka 1-0 dan kami tahu bila kami mendapatkan angka kedua maka kami akan membunuh tim itu," katanya kepada Reuters.”
“[...] dan hebatnya teman saya masuk 5 besar di kontes tersebut saya berharap agar kami bisa menang,, amin kenali dan kunjungi objek wisata di pandeglang adalah keyword yang kami targetkan jika kami mampu masuk di 10 besar maka kami akan memenangkan [...]”
“It is more than probable that the Japanese term kami is the same as the Aino word _kamui_, and that the despised and conquered aboriginal savage has furnished the mould of the ordinary Japanese idea of god -- which even to-day with them means anything wonderful or extraordinary. [”
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wes that mean something else (nosism).
Oh, that little smiling teacher tile in my Scrabble app. He teaches me so much.
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denizens of the imagination (non-human, mostly).
an offshoot of animalia
Aikido/Martial Arts, Philosophy, Bonsai
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