1. verb to give an offering in a religious ceremony
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: sijH, as in 祭祀 (Kroll 2015 '祀' 1; GHDC 2007 '祀' 1)
  2. noun a place for sacrificial ceremony
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '祀' 1a; GHDC 2007 '祀' 2)
  3. noun year
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Pre-classical use (Kroll 2015 '祀' 2; GHDC 2007 '祀' 3)
  4. noun an epoch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '祀' 2a)

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  • 祭祀 to give an offering
  • 奉祀 to offer sacrifice / to consecrate / to dedicate to
  • 淫祀 to give inappropriate offerings
  • 祀神 to offer sacrifices to the gods
  • 祀物 sacrificial objects
  • 郊祀 pair of annual sacrificial ceremonies held by the emperor in ancient times: one in the southern suburbs of the capital (bringing offerings to Heaven) and another in the northern suburbs (with offerings to Earth)

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火祭祀法祀得

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