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Motif Information
Motif ebi 03.jpg
Rōmaji Ebi
English Lobster, Shrimp, Prawn
Kanji 海老
Kana えび
Season Late winter
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Auspicious Yes
Motif Type Fish

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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).

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