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Kanji Information Sheet for 祭 ( PDF version )
Bushu (Radical) Info: 示 (しめす) – show
Henshall Mnemonic: hand puts meat on altar in festival of worship
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 2 (old) | Grade 3
Frequency: #1124 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N4 Words
- 祭り [まつり]
(n) festival; feast [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N2 Words
- 祭る [まつる]
(v5r) to deify; to enshrine [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 祭日 [さいじつ]
(n) national holiday; festival day [K] [D] [Jisho]
JLPT N1 Words
- 雛祭 [ひなまつり]
(n) Girls' (dolls') Festival (March 3rd) [K] [D] [Jisho]
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 慰霊祭 [いれいさい]
(n) memorial service [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 冠婚葬祭 [かんこんそうさい]
(n) important ceremonial occasions in family relationships [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 芸術祭 [げいじゅつさい]
(n) art festival [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 後の祭り [あとのまつり]
(n) Too late! [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 祭壇 [さいだん]
(n) altar [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 祭典 [さいてん]
(n) festival [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 祭礼 [さいれい]
(n) (religious) festival [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 葬祭 [そうさい]
(n) funerals and ceremonial occasions [K] [D] [Jisho]