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祭 : Ritual

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ritual, offer prayers, celebrate, deify, enshrine, worship

On 'yomi:
サイ(sai)
Kun 'yomi:
まつ.る(matsu.ru) まつ.り(matsu.ri) まつり(matsuri)
Strokes:11
Radical: (113)
Usage Rating:1124
JLPT:N2
old JLPT:2
Grade:3
Unicode:0796d
jis208:26-55
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祭 Usage examples

り上げる(まつりあげる)
上げる(まつりあげる)
to set up (in high position), to kick upstairs
り込む(まつりこむ)to place an obnoxious person in an out-of-the-way post to be rid of him or her
祈年(としごいのまつり)prayer service for a good crop
団菊(だんぎくさい)kabuki performance in commemoration of Danjuro and Kikugoro
(みなとまつり)port festival
(さくらまつり)
(さくらまつり)
cherry blossom festival
映画(えいがさい)film festival
五月(ごがつさい)May Day, May Festival
体育(たいいくさい)athletic festival
過越の(すぎこしまつり)
過越(すぎこしまつり)
過ぎ越しの(すぎこしまつり)
過越しの(すぎこしまつり)
Passover
新嘗(しんじょうさい)ceremonial offering by the Emperor of newly-harvested rice to the deities
大嘗(おおなめまつり)first ceremonial offering of rice by newly-enthroned Emperor
土俵(どひょうまつり)ceremony to purify the ring before the start of a tournament
政分離(さいせいぶんり)separation of church and state, separation of religious ritual and government administration
(さいかん)official who arranges festival and rites
後夜(こうやさい)an event held on the night after the last day of some festival (school festival) often bonfire & dancing
青森ねぶた(あおもりねぶたまつり)Nebuta Festival (Aomori)
ねぶた(ねぶたまつり)nighttime festival in Aomori
夏至(げしさい)Midsummer, midsummer festivities, midsummer feast
降誕(こうたんさい)celebration of the birthday of a saint or great man, Nativity
キリスト降誕(キリストこうたんさい)Christmas
(きさい)strange festival, festival with bizarre or unusual ritual