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This article is about the African deity. For information on the ethnic group in Vietnam, see Ngái. For information on the Chinese family name, see Ngai (surname). For Māori tribal names starting Ngai, see Iwi.

Ngai (Engai, Enkai, Mweai, Mwiai) is the Supreme God in the religions of the Rendille, Kamba and Kikuyu of Kenya. The deity lives on the holy mountain Kirinyaga (Mount Kenya).

According to creation myth, humanity was fashioned by Ngai from a single tree which split into three pieces.[1]

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  1. ^ Leeming, David A. (2009). Creation Myths of the World (2nd ed.). ABC-CLIO. p. 175. ISBN 978-1-59884-174-9. 

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