恵比須

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恵比須

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恵比須 (hiragana えびす, romaji Ebisu)

  1. (Shintō): The Japanese god of fishermen, commerce and merchants, and workingmen, as well as the guardian of the health and well-being of small children, (a role he shared with Jizō). One of the seven gods of luck. Ebisu and Daikoku are often paired and represented as carvings or masks on the walls of small retail shops. Ebisu is often depicted carrying a sea bream.

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Last modified on 11 March 2014, at 18:54