三種の神器

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Cultural Literacy: Household & Family: 三種の神器 ---

三種の神器
sanshu no jingi
3 sacred items

The 'original' three sacred items were a Mirror, Sword and Jewels, but after WWII the phrase came to represent a new age of necessities.

  • 白黒テレビ Black & white television
  • 洗濯機 Washing machine
  • 冷蔵庫 Refrigerator

The phrase 「三種の神器」can be used to describe three essentials in various fields.

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Also see: 御三家

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