Primordial Pair refers to a couple, usually deities, from whom everything in a mythology originates. Sometimes the two members of the Primordial Pair are brought into existence by one lone deity; sometimes one member of the pair creates the other.
- Japanese: Izanagi (male) and Izanami (female)
- Korean: Yul-ryeo (possibly male) and Mago (female)
- Maori: Ranginui (male) and Papatuanuku (female)
- Roman: Caelus (male) and Tellus (female)