“Onmitsu” – Kanji for spy, another name of Ninja

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It’s Japanese kanji symbols for “spy” or “in secret“. In the Sengoku period, “Onmitsu (spy)” worked as Ninja.

  1. “On” means “conceal” or “hide”
  2. “Mitsu” means “secrecy”

They are secret agents employed by their lord or the shogunate government. They worked from the Nanboku-cho period to the Edo period (1336-1868).

Ninja have many other name, Rappa, Suppa, Kusa, and so on.

What is your favorite word about “Ninja “? Please let me know your favorite word.