|A fact from Tamaya appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the Did you know? column on 9 August 2007. The text of the entry was as follows: "Did you know
|WikiProject Japan / Shinto||(Rated Start-class, Mid-importance)|
Much of the article is taken from the German one. As my knowledge of German is minimal, of Shintoism is negligible, and machine translation is terrible, can someone who knows a bit more of the first two help?
Thanks so much, Yodaat 03:41, 5 August 2007 (UTC)
Is Tamaya capitalised? Yodaat 04:41, 5 August 2007 (UTC)
Is this it?
"In Kyushu as well as in a few other places, they build a small hut on the burial lot, and call it tamaya (soul-hut). This seems to be a survival of the moya (mourning hut) referred to in the ancient literature. In Tsushima and some other isolated islands, they used to build mourning-huts near the grave and the bereaved families were supposed to remain there until the expiration of their mourning periods." from . Yodaat 04:43, 5 August 2007 (UTC)