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The most important Shinto event takes place in the New Year, when millions of people visit shrines to pray for happiness and a healthy year.
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Vocabulary list

shintou
noun
  1. Shinto
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
mottomo
adverb
  1. most; extremely
daiji
oogoto
na adjective, noun
  1. important; valuable; serious matter
na
particle
  1. (sentence end, mainly masc.) indicates emotion or emphasis
  2. (used with masu stem verb) command
  3. (used with dictionary form verb) prohibition
gyouji
noun
  1. event; function
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
hatsumoude
noun, suru verb
  1. first shrine visit of New Year
ooku
adverb
  1. many; much; largely; abundantly; mostly
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
hitobito
ninnin
noun, no adjective
  1. each person; people; men; human; everybody
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
shinnen
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. New Year
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
jinja
noun
  1. Shinto shrine
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
moude
suffix
  1. pilgrimage; visit
toshi
adverbial noun, noun
  1. year
  2. age
tose
counter
  1. counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)
nen
noun
  1. year (e.g. AD)
  2. counter for years
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
koufuku
na adjective, noun
  1. happiness; blessedness; joy; well-being
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
kenkou
na adjective, noun
  1. health; sound; wholesome
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
inoru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to pray; to wish

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