a comprehensive Japanese word for DEITY meaning "above" or "superior."

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  • Kami — Kami, in der Schintoreligion der Japaner die Verehrung berühmter Männer, s. Japan, S. 177 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • kami — Japanese for superior, lord, a title given to governors, also used of deities; the word chosen by Japanese converts and Protestant missionaries to refer to the Christian god …   Etymology dictionary

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