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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?[edit]

"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 [1]. Yodaat 04:43, 5 August 2007 (UTC)

Assessment comment[edit]

The comment(s) below were originally left at Talk:Tamaya/Comments, and are posted here for posterity. Following several discussions in past years, these subpages are now deprecated. The comments may be irrelevant or outdated; if so, please feel free to remove this section.

It has an okay definition and history section, though the two can be expanded. However, it needs someone with knowledge of the Shinto religion, not just someone who read about it but someone who is part of it or at least knows a lot about it to review it and add info such as when it is set up (50 days, why?), etc. Yodaat 04:04, 5 August 2007 (UTC)

Last edited at 04:04, 5 August 2007 (UTC). Substituted at 20:16, 1 May 2016 (UTC)