Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
禊, 身滌
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    purification ceremony
    Example sentence
    自民党みそぎ必要ですね。 The LDP needs a spiritual cleansing.

Examples of 禊, 身滌, みそぎ in a sentence

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