Definition of kami-sama in English:

kami-sama

noun

  • Kami.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904), author and translator. From Japanese kamisama from kami god or spiritual force worshipped in the Shinto religion + -sama, honorific suffix.

Pronunciation

kami-sama

/ˈkamɪsɑːmə/