Example sentences for: jimmu

How can you use “jimmu” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Takachiho in central Kyushu, armed with the imperial mirror, sword, and jewel that Jimmu (Japan’s first emperor) used on his conquest of the Yamato Plain near Nara.

  • Five centuries later, Japan’s own Kojiki and Nihon-shoki chronicles describe the creation of the imperial dynasty in the year 660 b.c. : the first emperor, Jimmu (“Divine Warrior”) — great grandson of the Sun Goddess’s grandson — embarked on an expedition of conquest from Kyushu along the Inland Sea coast to the Yamato plain of the Kinki region (near modern-day Nara).

  • More palatable in its goal is the park’s Miyazaki Shrine, dedicated to Japan’s quasi-legendary first emperor, Jimmu, who reputedly commenced his glorious career in this region.

  • Modern historians’ version is rather less exotic: Jimmu was probably a pirate from Okinawa who settled in Kyushu before launching his campaign to conquer Honshu.

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