Dae means “great” or “supreme”, dumok means “leader.” A term Sangjenim used when referring to the ilkkun who would succeed the dao lineage and authority of Sangjenim and Taemonim and carry out the role of delivering humanity during the Autumn Gaebyeok.

The Daedumok is the great father-teacher, who inaugurates the destiny of harvest for the founding work of the Supreme Dao of Mugeuk pioneered by Sangjenim’s successor, Subunim.