福禄寿

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Japanese[edit]

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寿
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福禄寿

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 福祿壽. Considered in Japan to be one of the Seven Lucky Gods starting from the Muromachi Period.

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Noun[edit]

福禄寿 (hiragana ふくろくじゅ, romaji fukurokuju)

  1. wealth, good fortune, and longevity

Proper noun[edit]

福禄寿 (hiragana ふくろくじゅ, romaji Fukurokuju)

  1. (Shintō): Fukurokuju; a god of happiness, wealth, and longevity, and one of the seven gods of good fortune

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Mandarin[edit]

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simpl. 寿
trad. 祿
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Proper noun[edit]

福禄寿 (simplified, Pinyin Fú Lù Shòu, traditional 福祿壽)

  1. Fu Lu Shou, the Three Lucky Gods in Chinese mythology