Sacred Shinto rope (shimenawa) or the decorations attached to it at New Year.

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  • Yokozuna — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Yokozuna (homonymie). Le yokozuna Asashoryu (centre) lors de la cérémonie de l entrée sur le ring (dōhyō iri) Yokozuna …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shimenawa —    A rope, traditionally of twisted straw and adorned with hanging strips of straw, zig zag paper or cloth streamers (yu, shide, representing offerings). Its function, like the torii, is to delimit a tabooed, sacred or purified space. A shimenawa …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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