Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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HAI
oga(mu)
meaning: worship, respectful

礼拝 == reihai == (noun that takes suru to act like verb) adoration, worship, divine service
祖先崇拝 == sosensuuhai == (noun) ancestor worship


Origin is somewhat obscure. Left radical is one of the radical forms of 'hand'. Henshall suggests remembering the right radical as an 'eight-leaved plant', and as a mnemonic: 'Hand offers eight-leaved plant in worship.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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