Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Memorial"

The meaning of "Memorial" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa memorial service?
A: A ceremony for people who have passed away.
Q: O que significa memorial?
A: a memorial is something by which to remember something or someone.

Memorial Day is a national day for remembering all the people who died in military service of of the US.
Q: O que significa memorial service?
A: It is similar to funeral service, but in this case, memorial service is when people memorialize (remember/think about the memories) the person who passed away, but their body is not present like at the funeral when they put it in the casket and bury it. Hope it helped somewhat, it was kind of hard to explain 🌹

Synonyms of "Memorial" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre memorial e memorize ?
A: A memorial (noun) is something that serves to remember an event or person. It has the connotation of mourning and loss. It can mean both an event, like a speech, or a structure, like a statue.

To memorize (verb) is to work to remember something. For example, you study to memorize your textbook.

Memorial: Tomorrow, I am visiting the memorial of the 9/11 victims.

Memorize: I have to memorize the periodic table for chemistry class.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre memorial e monument ?
A: @ash_5 .. Monument : manument is a structure, statue, or a building that is built to 'honor someone' or 'a special event'.

Memorial : memorial is a structure or a statue that is built to remember 'a dead person' or 'an important past event".

Q: Qual é a diferença entre memorial e monument ?
A: A monument is a structure that is in honor of someone or something. For example, a statue.

A memorial is something in remembrance of someone or something. However, unlike a monument, it doesn't have to be a structure, and it always has to be dedicated to something/someone in the past.

A memorial can be a monument, and a monument can be a memorial, but they don't have to be each other.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre memorial e monument ?
A: memorial is a building from a memiry ir an event. a monument is something build to create a memory or an important event
Q: Qual é a diferença entre memorial e commemorative ?
A: You're welcome :) yes, Japanese use memorial differently and sometimes it can be confusing. I'm glad I could help you out.

Other questions about "Memorial"

Q: A Memorial Experience
When I try to think about the most memorial experience of my life, it was difficult for me to decided to choose one because I have done a lot of exciting things until now. However, If I had remembered the day when I was born from my mother’s belly, I thought it must have been the most memorable experience. Therefore, today I want to describe my first day of my life by using my imagination. soa natural?
A: -> a memorable experience
-> it was difficult for me to decide ... / it was difficult for me to choose one ...
-> I think it must have been ...
Q: It was a grandmother’s memorial service. She died years ago.
The memorial services are depends in the region.
At my case, a monk came home and read sutra. soa natural?
A: いいえ~ You're welcome ^^
Q: 1. The memorial plaque reads:
2. The memorial plaque read:

I think that the 1 (reads) is correct and might be one only possible. But by chance, when I googled the 1 as "The memorial plaque reads", found more than 3,000 sample sentences matching 'reads'.

Then I tried as well but (the 2.) "memorial plaque read" and to my surprise, there were around 250 including several newspaper articles.

Should I take this as the simple mare typo or the standard practice out of the grammar allowed widely nonetheless?

Thank you in advance.

PS: By the way, would you be kind enough to check my poor English, please?



A: Either is correct. The choice of which one to use depends on the time of the passage where this sentence appears. If the focus is on the present, then "reads". If the focus is on the past, then "read".
Q: We don't have a memorial ceremony for ancestors. My parents don't believe in Confucianism.
We decided that we did not go to hometown. Instead, we went to the Gyjoksan, Daejeon. It is famous for red clay road. It's good for improvement of blood circulation and digestive function and etc. I was little hard because there were a lot of uphill roads. While climbing mountain, we saw Eurasian Red squirrel. It was so cute and adorable. It leapt from right tree to left tree in a crack.

Please help me!! soa natural?
A: We don’t have a memorial ceremony for ancestors. My parents don’t believe in Confucianism. We decided not to go to our hometown. Instead, we went to Gyjoksan, Daejeon. It is famous for its red clay road. It’s good for improving blood circulation, digestion, etc. It was a little hard because there were a lot of uphill roads. While climbing the mountain, we saw an Eurasian Red squirrel. It was so cute and adorable as it leapt from tree to tree.
Q: I wrote this in the memorial of a renegade. soa natural?
A: "I wrote this as a memorial of a renegade"

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