シュウ, ソウ, むね, かず, し, そ, そお, たか, とし, のり, ひろ, むな, もと, よし

religion, sect, denomination, main point, origin, essence

JLPT1 G6 S8 F997

roof/building + # altar/the supernatural → mausoleum with an altar, where the deified souls of ancestors are linked with their descendants (compare ) → *founder* → *religion* (← believers gathering about an altar) → *sect*; *branch*.

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