Fukurokuju

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 福禄寿 (Fukurokuju), from Middle Chinese (pjuwk "fortune") + 祿 (luwk "blessings") + (dʒjùw "longevity").

Proper noun[edit]

Fukurokuju

  1. (mythology, Shintō) the Japanese name for the Chinese god Xuanwu, one of the seven gods of good fortune: the god of happiness, wealth, and longevity

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Romanization[edit]

Fukurokuju

  1. rōmaji reading of ふくろくじゅ