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[いの()·]
inori
noun

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[いの()·]
inori

English Meaning(s) for 祈り

noun
  1. prayer; supplication

Definition and Synonyms for 祈り

Supplication the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)
Synonyms: 心願, 祈り, 祈る, 祈念, 祈祷, 祈請, 祈願, , 願い
Supplication a humble request for help from someone in authority
Synonyms: 切願, 哀願, 嘆願, 懇請, 懇願, 祈り, 祈る
Prayer reverent petition to a deity
Synonyms: 心願, 祈り, 祈る, 祈念, 祈祷, 祈請, 祈願, , 願い
Thanksgiving a short prayer of thanks before a meal
Synonyms: 感謝, 祈り, 祈る, 祝福

Meanings for each kanji in 祈り

» pray; wish

Categories 祈り is a member of

Worship the activity of worshipping
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Asking the verbal act of requesting
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Appeal earnest or urgent request
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Prayer reverent petition to a deity
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 祈り

Sample Sentences for 祈り

We all knelt down to pray.
Your prayer will be answered.
The Emperor prayed for the souls of the deceased.
He got down on his knees and prayed for the souls of the deceased.
They offer an earnest prayer on the evening of December 24.

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