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Junishi

Motif Information
Motif Junishi 01.jpg
Rōmaji Junishi
English Zodiac Animals
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Season New Years
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Auspicious Yes
Motif Type Concept
Pronounciation
Carvings on the ceiling of the gate to Kushida Shrine in Fukuoka


Junishi are the Japanese animals of the zodiac. The traditional twelve consist of:

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