Joss

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Joss may refer to:

People[edit]

In Chinese mythology[edit]

Joss, a word that has entered English from the Chinese usage of the Portuguese word "deos" for god[citation needed]. It may refer to:

  • Joss house, a local shrine
  • Joss stick, incense burned in ceremony
  • Joss paper, paper representations of worldly items such as money, burned in ceremony

Other uses[edit]

  • JOSS, a time-sharing programming language
  • Joss Supercar, an Australian-built automobile

See also[edit]