What is a hokage?
Well, for the literal meaning, according to Japanese language, Ho means Fire & Kage means Shadow. That is, Hokage means Fire Shadow. This came out in reference to the village land, The Land of Fire is the body and the Hokage, the shadow.
In Naruto, the Hokage is the leader of the Hidden Leaf Village. The Hokage, literally meaning: Fire Shadow, is the Kage of Konohagakure, a title bestowed on the village's leader. The Hokage is generally regarded as the strongest shinobi in the village.
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