Meaning of kami in Japanese
Definition of kami
- (n) upper reaches (of a river); upper stream
- top; upper part; upper half (of the body)
- long ago
- beginning; first
- person of high rank (e.g. the emperor) →Related words: 御上
- government; imperial court
- imperial capital (i.e. Kyoto); capital region (i.e. Kansai); region (or direction of) the imperial palace →Related words: 上方
- head (of a table)
- wife; mistress (of a restaurant)
(n) god; deity; divinity; spirit; kami
Man is not as almighty as God.
Words related to kami
(n) (one's) wife
My wife used to be a pro-wrestler, so if she ever catches me two-timing her, I'd be beaten to a pulp.
- (someone's) wife
(n) shy; very shy person
He's very shy. He says he wants to see you.
- (v1) to clench (teeth); to engage (gears)
- to set to fighting
- (n) Emperor
- authorities; government
- term used to refer to a woman running a restaurant, inn, etc.; landlady
- your wife; his wife; madam
(n) hill road
Whew! This is a tough hill. But coming back sure will be a breeze.
- (n) (paper) stencil; stereotype; papier-mache mold; papier-mache mould
(n) paper bag
You should use the paper bags again and again.
(n) depth; deep place
Between you and me, he's a shallow thinker.
(n) divine work; miracle; superhuman feat
His act was nothing short of superhuman.
- art, technique or skill worthy of the gods (esp. sports)
- (n) divine wind (esp. a typhoon thought to have protected Japan from a Mongolian invasion in the 13th century)
- (n) cut paper; paper cut in half; paper scrap; the art of cutting paper (in contrast to origami)
- (n) "gentleman" who escorts a woman home, only to make a pass at her
- (n) earthquakes, thunder, fires, fathers (this proverb compares the traditional Japanese father with other things which are generally feared)
(n) electric razor
I should have tried out this electric shaver before buying it.
(n) wolf (carnivore, Canis lupus)
The boy said a wolf would come.
- wolf (in sheep's clothing)
- (n) emperor; shogun
- honored person (honoured)
- (another person's) wife
- (n) Sun Goddess; Amaterasu Oomikami
The thunder scared the children.
The best efforts of the human race, in addition, were necessary to assist the gods in their cosmic task.
- (n) samurai costume; old ceremonial costume
- top and bottom; up and down; high and low; above and below; upper and lower ends
(n) wastepaper; paper scraps; paper waste
The room was littered with scraps of paper.
(n) scrap of paper
Please fetch me a piece of paper.
- (n) grasping (with one's bare hands); holding; grabbing; seizing; catching
(n) lone wolf; loner; self-reliant person
Jo-Jo was a man who thought he was a loner.
- (n) engaging or meshing (of gears)
occlusion (of teeth)
Do you feel anything unnatural when you put your teeth together?
(n) paper-thin (difference)
Genius is but one remove from madness.