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Kami

Kami (神) is the Japanese word for god. The word is used to indicate any sort of god, embracing both a number of spiritss and the God of the Abrahamic religions. Because Japanese lacks a plural form, it is rarely clear if "kami" means a single entity or multiple entities. A Japanese generally means multiple entities, including Buddha and the Abrahamic God – not as the supreme being that control everything but as a member of Kami. It connotates charisma, omniscience, miracle – any kind of thing resembling divinity. For example, Kamikaze means "divine wind".

See also: Kotoamatsukami.


Kami is a character on the South African version of Sesame Street (called Takalani Sesame) who raised controversy because she was HIV positive.
Kami is a character in the manga and anime Dragon Ball. He is the "guardian of earth".

See: Kami (dragonball)