What is another word for Japanese lantern?

46 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˌapənˈiːz lˈantən], [ d‍ʒˌapənˈiːz lˈantən], [ dʒ_ˌa_p_ə_n_ˈiː_z l_ˈa_n_t_ə_n]

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How to use "Japanese lantern" in context?

There are many types of Japanese lanterns, but two of the most well-known varieties are the o-mikuji lantern and the suijin-zaru lantern. O-mikuji lanterns are typically made of paper and parchment and are lit by a candle. Suijin-zaru lanterns, on the other hand, are made of metal and are lit by petroleum-based lamps. Both varieties are used in traditional funerals to celebrate the life of the deceased.

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