Here are a list of terms that may be used when I am writing summaries, or etc,
for Inu Yasha.
Miko- A shinto priestess.orA virginal
girl associated with a Shinto Shrine.
Youkai- Youkai are magical creatures. They are the Japanese equivalent
of elves, fairies, goblins, trolls, and etc...
Tessaiga-(or Tetsusaiga as Viz spells it)-
Inuyasha's sword that transforms from a rusty katana into a large very powerful
sword. The Tessaiga was made from a fang of Inuyasha's father, it also helps
keep his youkai blood at bay. The sword has different attacks, such as....
Kaze no Kizu- Wind Scar
Bakuryuuha- Destroy's Barriers
Kongousouha- Diamond Spear Blast.
Sankon Tetsusou- (Soul Scattering Iron Claw)- (Iron
Reaver Soul Stealer *cringe*) One of Inuyasha's attacks with his claws.
Hijin Ketsusou- Blades of Blood- An Inuyasha
attack where blades are made from his own blood.
Inu Youkai- Dog Youkai
Inu no Taisho- Inuyasha and Sesshoumaru's
father. A great Youkai Lord.
Shikon no Tama- Jewel of the Four Souls. The
Go-shin-boku- (The Goshinboku Tree)- The tree
that Inuyasha was sealed to by Kikyou.
Hanyou- Half Youkai/Half Human.
Tenseiga- One of Sesshoumaru's swords. It was
forged from his father's fang. It doesn't attack like normal swords, it
restores life instead of taking it.
Toukijin- The second of Sesshoumaru's swords.
This is an evil sword forged from the teeth of one of Naraku's offsprings.
The Bone Gobbling Well- (Hone Kui no Ido)- The
well that Inuyasha and Kagome use to travel from the Sengoku-Jidai to modern
Tokyo, and back again.
Sengoku-Jidai- The period in Japan dating from
1467-1568. Also been referred to as the 'Warring States' period, and the Feudal
Kitsune Bi- Fox Fire. Shippou uses this to
Bouzu- An insulting term for a Buddhist Monk.
Inuyasha refers to Miroku in this way occasionally.
Taijiya- Youkai Exterminator.
Hiraikotsu- Big Boomerang weapon that Sango
Saimyoushou- Hell's insects. The insects that
fly around and report to Naraku.
Tanuki- An animal that looks a bit like a dog
and a bit like a raccoon. Hachi, Miroku's youkai associate is a tanuki.
Ai Shiteru- I Love You
Arigato- Thank you
Seiyuu- Japanese Voice Actors
Osuwari- Sit! (In reference to a dog, NOT as in,
"Will you 'sit' down?") Kagome
loves this word, Inuyasha on the other hand..... :)
Manga- Japanese style comics
Konnichi wa- Hello
Gomen- I'm sorry
Bishounen- Pretty boys
Bishoujo- Pretty girls
Raijekijin- Blade of Lightning. The Blade that
Hiten, of The Thunder Brothers; uses.
kusarikama- The chain sickle that Kohaku uses.
Jyaki- Evil energy.
Ayame- Her name means 'Blue Iris'.