祭 (ritual) kanji
Ritual
This kanji has 11 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 3.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:ritual, offer prayers, celebrate, deify, enshrine, worship
On reading:サイ
sai
Kun reading:まつ-る、まつ-り、まつり
matsu-ru, matsu-ri, matsuri

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祭壇
さいだん
an altar
先祖を祭る
せんぞをまつる
enshrine one's ancestors ☆先祖=祖先(そせん)
後の祭り
あとのまつり
to be too late, to have nothing that can be done ☆=手遅れ(ておくれ) (Do not use 後の祭り under the serious state.)
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