(redirected from Megami)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.


n. pl. kami
Any of the sacred beings worshiped in Shintoism, conceived as spirits abiding in natural phenomena and sometimes in people with extraordinary qualities.



n, pl -mi
(Other Non-Christian Religions) (in Shinto)a divine being or spiritual force
[C18: from Japanese: god, lord]


(ˈkɑ mi)
n., pl. -mi.
(in Shintoism) an animistic god or spirit that imbues a phenomenon of nature.
[1720–30; < Japanese kami(y)]


This means mystical, superior or divine. It is a sacred and divine power assigned to various gods and dieties, but kami can be found in many things.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kami - one the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)Kami - one the Shinto deities (including mythological beings, spirits of distinguished men, forces of nature)
References in periodicals archive ?
Continue reading "How the Shin Megami Tensei games make appropriating Jewish culture fun.
Atlus will bring a volley of free downloadable incentives for early adopters of upcoming 3DS exclusive Shin Megami Tensei 4.
Her work includes a major role in the 2011 film ''Andalucia: Megami no Hofuku,'' and she is also known for appearing in numerous TV dramas and advertisements.
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 continues the imaginative twists of its predecessor, but manages to streamline the experience, making it more accessible than before.
s library of critically acclaimed video games includes Odin Sphere, Trauma Center: Second Opinion, Magna Carta: Tears of Blood, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series.
Shin Megami Tensei: Lucifer's Call Platform: PS2 Price: pounds 29.
Megami Sakabe, "Mask and Shadow in Japanese Culture: implicit Ontology in lapanese Thought," in Modern Japanese Aesthetics: A Reader, Michele Marra ed, Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1999, pp.
In one such partnership, Nintendo and Atlus are working on a collaboration that features the Fire Emblem and Shin Megami Tensei franchises.
Over the weekend, Atlus released the official trailer for the remake of "Shin Megami Tensei.
Gamers can look forward to playing high-profile titles such as Dragon Quest, Fire Emblem Warriors, Splatoon 2, Shin Megami Tensei, and Elder Scrolls: Skyrim.
THERE are literally hundreds of RPGs for the PS2, but the Shin Megami Tensei series have stood out from the crowd by offering players a rich and rewarding experience.
Shin Megami Tensei([R]): Devil Summoner([R]): Soul Hackers