Japanese - The sword of O-Uso-No-Mikoto. The magic weapon, Murakumo, was taken by Susanowa from the tail of the dragon, Yamato-no-Orochi, and given to O-Uso-No-Mikoto. It became known as Kusanagi after it had saved its owner from a grass-fire by cutting down the burning grass of its own accord. On occassion, called Kusanagi, Ame-no-Murakumo, Ame-no-Murakumo, Grass-cleaving Sword, Grass-cleaving Sword, Grass-mower, Grass-mower, Kasa-nasi, Kasa-nasi, Murakumo-no-Tsurugi, Murakumo-no-Tsurugi, Murakumo-no-Tsuguri or Murakumo-no-Tsuguri.

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