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Daikokuten

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 大黒天 (Daikokuten).

Proper nounEdit

Daikokuten

  1. (mythology, Shintō) The Japanese name for the Hindu god, Mahākāla. The god of wealth, commerce and trade. One of the seven gods of luck. Daikokuten is often depicted paired with Ebisu, and represented as carvings or masks on the walls of small retail shops.

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RomanizationEdit

Daikokuten

  1. rōmaji reading of だいこくてん