み寺

English translation: temple

04:56 Feb 27, 2012
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Religion / the names of temples in the Awaji region
Japanese term or phrase: み寺
As in 達者で長寿を授けるみ寺. Why are these temples called み寺 or 見寺?

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Shobhana Chandu
Local time: 08:28
English translation:temple
Explanation:
These are the temples you are referring to, aren't they?

http://www.shichifuku.insidejapan.jp/

みてらis another way to read 御寺, which is usually read as おてら. As you know, it is a polite and respectful way to call 寺.
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Yuki Okada
Canada
Local time: 19:58
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temple


Explanation:
These are the temples you are referring to, aren't they?

http://www.shichifuku.insidejapan.jp/

みてらis another way to read 御寺, which is usually read as おてら. As you know, it is a polite and respectful way to call 寺.

Yuki Okada
Canada
Local time: 19:58
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in category: 8
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Asker: That is exactly it. Thank you.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  MalteLaurids
38 mins
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agree  rek: or: a Buddhist temple (to avoid confusion with Shinto)
3 hrs
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agree  Kendriya
6 hrs
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agree  Harumi Uemura
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