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- Parts of speech
- noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
- visit to a shrine or temple; paying homage at a shrine or temple
- Example sentence
- 靖国神社参拝に関しては閣僚の自主的な判断に任せられている。 The question of worshipping at the Yasukuni Shrine is left to the independent judgement of Cabinet ministers.
Examples of 参拝, さんぱい in a sentence
The question of worshipping at the Yasukuni Shrine is left to the independent judgement of Cabinet ministers.
In the post-War period, up until 1975, Emperor Showa prayed at the Yasukuni Shrine a total of 8 times.
Prime Minister Koizumi said, "There are people who say that, because it's unconstitutional, I should not pray at the Yasukuni Shrine".
Such things as the textbook controversy, lack of recognition of historical events, and the prime minister's worshipping at the Yasukuni Shrine have caused discord with China.
On New Year's Day many Japanese go to the shrine to worship.
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