|The children were conceived in three days and three nights,||kono nin o mi-kka mi-yosa ni yadoshi-komi||この人を 三か三よさに やどしこみ|
|and there Izanami stayed for three years and three months.||san-nen mi-tsuki todomarite ita||三ねん三月 とゝまりていた|
Alternate English translations
It took three days and three nights to conceive these children, and Izanami stayed there for three years and three months.
After conceiving these beings over three days and nights, She remained confined for three years and three months.
Yoshitaro Ueda (2009)
From Michi no dai: Foundation of the Path 35:76
Nine hundred million, ninety-nine thousand, nine hundred and ninety-nine children were conceived over “three days and three nights.” Thereafter, Izanami-no-Mikoto stayed at Jiba of Origin for “three years and three months.”
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