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Ebi

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Motif Information
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Romaji Ebi
English Lobster, Shrimp, Prawn
Kanji 海老
Kana えび
Season Late winter
Seasonal Exceptions #
Auspicious Yes
Motif Type Fish
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Seasonal Use, Exceptions & Pairings

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Motif Connotations & Symbolism

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Auspicious Nature

The phrase ebigoshi (蝦腰, えびごし) refers to a stooped back, bent over (from old age). To promote longevity lobster and prawn are often served for osechi-ryōri (New Year's feast).

Common Motif Pairings

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Identification & Style Variations

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Motif Examples

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Contributors: C. Law (claw789 (IG Username))