Definition of 七五三

しちごさんshichigosan

noun:

  • festival (shrine visit) by children aged 7, 5 and 3
  • lucky numbers 7, 5 and 3

Example Sentences

多くookuno子供たちkodomotachiga七五三no祝いiwaini着飾っていたkikazatteita
Many children dressed up for the Shichigosan Festival.
今年kotoshihamusumeno七五三shichigosanda
Our daughter will be in the Shichi-Go-San festival this year.
七五三shichigosanha11tsuki15nichiですdesu男の子otokonokoha3saito5sai女の子onnanokoha3saito7sainiあたるataruそのsono祭りmatsurini子どもkodomono成長seichouwo祝いiwai晴着haregiwo着せkisete神社jinjani詣るmairu
On November 15th the seven-five-three festival when parents with boys of five, girls of seven and either boys or girls of three dress, celebrate children's maturation, dress them in gay clothes and take to shrines where they pray for their children's future.

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