黙祷

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
もく
Grade: S
とう
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

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Noun[edit]

黙祷 ‎(hiragana もくとう, romaji mokutō)

  1. silent prayer

Usage notes[edit]

This is used as an announcement to begin a public moment of silence such as one in observation of an anniversary of a disaster.

Verb[edit]

黙祷 + する ‎(intransitive, hiragana もくとうする, romaji mokutō suru)

  1. offer a silent prayer

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