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Noun1.Izanagi - the god who fathered the islands and gods of Japan with his sister Izanami
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A reconstruction of the mantle flowing under the Pacific Ocean about 50 million years ago suggests that the submergence of the Izanagi Plate near East Asia reversed the flow's direction.
This divine lord most often is called God by his devotees, but appropriation of the general term 'God,' capitalization notwithstanding, for the God of Abraham seems a little ungenerous to the devotees of Siva, Izanagi, and Pachamama.
It was believed to have formed during the late Jurassic to early Cretaceous periods at the triple junction of the Pacific, Farallon and Izanagi tectonic plates.
But in the Jurassic and Cretaceous, the development of inland lakes was mainly affected by subduction of the ancient Izanagi Plate in the east side or the Tethyan oceanic Plate in the south side [18, 19].
Or maybe the Japanese, where Izanagi thrust his staff into the sea and pulled up some clumps of mud, which became the Japanese islands.
The Izanagi expansion lasted 57 months between 1966 and 1970.
In its monthly report, the government said the economy was recovering, effectively acknowledging that the current growth cycle will surpass Izanagi, though an official
In a trend running counter to the current economic expansion, expected in November to outlast the record 57-month-long postwar Izanagi boom, domestic sales of passenger cars, except those of low displacement, were sluggish in September for the 15th consecutive month.
The motif of consuming food from the other world in order to stay alive in that realm may remind the audience of a famous Japanese mythological story of Izanagi and Izanimi.
These improvements will have a lasting, positive effect on the economy, and have positive implications for the secular recovery that we have been suggesting could happen--one that could possibility support an extended economic recovery like the Izanagi Keiki of the 60s.
Moreover, there appear many types of patriarchal discriminations by Japanese men toward women, and as an infrastructure, I used the Japanese genesis myth of Izanagi and Izanami.
Still later, the Izanagi boom of 1965-68 reached back to the birth of the Japanese islands as the offspring of the primeval god and goddess.