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Definition of the noun Makushita
What does Makushita mean as a name of something?
- [sumo] the third highest division of professional sumo wrestling, below juryo; the lowest division at which a salary is paid
Makushita is the third highest division in the professional sumo ranking system of six divisions for wrestlers. It ranks below Juryo. The division could have been named Shidanme, lit. fourth rank, but as Shi has the same sound as death in Japanese, an alternative name is used. Prior to the creation of the Juryo division, this division was only one below the topmost Makuuchi division. Hence Makushita, literally meaning "below the curtain".
- also known as まくした
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Video shows what makushita means. the third highest division of professional sumo wrestling, below juryo; the lowest division at which a salary is paid.
Scrabble value of M3A1K5U1S1H4I1T1A1
The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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