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[いわ()·]
iwai
noun

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[いわい()]
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[ゆわ()·]
yuwai
[ゆわい()]
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English Meaning(s) for 祝い

noun
  1. congratulation; congratulations; celebration; festival
  2. congratulatory gift; present

Definition and Synonyms for 祝い

Celebration the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual
Synonyms: 挙行, お祝い, 祝い, 祝う, お祭り, 祭式
Felicitation the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
Synonyms: 寿, 寿, 慶祝, 慶賀, , , お祝い, 祝い, 祝賀, 祝辞, 賀慶
Celebration a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
Synonyms: 喜び事, , , お祝い, 祝い, 祝う, 祝い事, 祝儀, 祝典, 祝宴, 祝言, 祝い言, 祝賀, 祝賀会, お祭り, 祭り, 祭る, 祭式, 祭礼

Meanings for each kanji in 祝い

celebrate; congratulate Kanji Details »

Categories 祝い is a member of

Ritual the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
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Occasion a vaguely specified social event
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Speech Act the use of language to perform some act
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 祝い

Sample Sentences for 祝い

Have a birthday drink! It's on the house.
In spite of our congratulations, he frowned and turned away.
My grandfather on my mother's side is celebrating his 60th birthday tomorrow.
I wired him a message of congratulation on his graduation.
Many children dressed up for the Shichigosan Festival.

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