1. portable shrine (carried in festivals)See also お神輿, esp. 神輿
2. palanquinHonorific or respectful (sonkeigo), Only applies to みこし, See also 輿, esp. 御輿
3. buttocks; lower back; waist; hipsUsually written using kana alone, Only applies to みこし, See also みこしを据える みこしをすえる, See also , esp. sitting down, getting up, etc.
4. Mikoshi
Wikipedia definition
5. MikoshiA mikoshi is a divine palanquin (often improperly translated as portable Shinto shrine). Shinto followers believe that it serves as the vehicle to transport a deity in Japan while moving between main shrine and temporary shrine during a festival or when moving to a new shrine. Often, the mikoshi resembles a miniature building, with pillars, walls, a roof, a veranda and a railing.
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Other forms
神輿 【みこし】神興 【みこし】神輿 【しんよ】神輿 【じんよ】
神興: Irregular kanji usage.


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