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    Glossary of Japanese Terms
    Terms Relating to Japanese Arts and Crafts

    There are thousands and thousands of terms that, when defined help the lover of Japanese arts, crafts, and culture better understand. This list represents just a select few of such terms...

    Ai
    Ajisai
    Anime
    Arrowroot
    Bijin-e
    Bokei
    Buddhist Meditation Candles
    Byobu
    Ceramics
    Chado
    Chanoyu
    Chochin
    Cloth Yukatas
    Entrance
    Five Hole Bamboo Flute
    Foyer
    Fude Calligraphy Brush
    Fusuma Doors
    Geisha
    Genkan Doors
    Hagi Ware
    Handmade Paper
    Hand Made Paper
    Hand-made Paper
    Hanko Signature Seals
    Higa
    Hiroshige
    Hokusai
    Ikarikei
    In
    Indigo
    Insho
    Inshou
    Ishi-doro
    Jakki
    Japanese Arts and Crafts
    Japanese Calligraphy
    Japanese Candles
    Japanese Cedar
    Japanese Ceramics
    Japanese Clothing
    Japanese Cypress Tree
    Japanese Festival
    Japanese Flutes
    Japanese Furniture
    Japanese Gardens
    Japanese Maples
    Japanese Paper Lanterns
    Japanese Pottery
    Japanese Public Bath
    Japanese Stone Garden Lanterns
    Japanese Summer Festival
    Japanese Tatami Mat
    Japanese Textiles
    Japanese Woodworking
    Japanese Woodworking Tools
    Jitsuin
    Kabuki
    Kama
    Kamoi
    Kazura
    Kiln
    Kimonos
    Kinu
    Komuso
    Kozo
    Kutani Ware
    Kuzu
    Lanterns
    Lightweight Summer Kimono
    Lower Track
    Manga
    Maples
    Makura-e
    Matsuri
    Mino Ware
    Momiji
    Mulberry Tree
    Namahazome
    Natural Indigo Dyeing
    Noren
    Obi Yukata Belt
    Okama
    One Hundred Views of Edo
    Orimono
    Pachinko
    Paper
    Paper Lanterns
    Pictures of the Floating World
    Pottery
    Press
    Priests of Nothingness
    Public Bath
    Raku Ware
    Ranma Panels
    Ryokan
    Sawara
    Seals
    Sento Bath
    Sado
    Shaku
    Shaku hachi
    Shakuhachi
    Shakuhachi Japanese Bamboo Flutes
    Shiborizome
    Shikii
    Shodo
    Shoji
    Shoji Doors
    Shoji Panels
    Shoji Screens
    Shoji Windows
    Shouji
    Shunga
    Signature Seals
    Silk Kimonos
    Silk Yukatas
    Sliding Doors
    Some mono
    Somemono
    Spring Pictures
    Stamps and Seals
    Stone Garden Lanterns
    Stone Lanterns
    Sugi
    Summer Cotton Kimonos
    Tadeai
    Take
    Tatami Mats
    Tategu
    Textiles
    Tie-dyeing
    Tie Dyeing
    Tojiki
    Toro
    Toujiki
    Tourou
    Tsuru
    Turu
    Ukiyoe
    Ukiyo e
    Ukiyo-e
    Upper Track
    Utamaro
    Vat-dyeing
    Vat Dyeing
    Vine Basket
    Warosoku
    Warousoku
    Washi
    Wax-resist dyeing
    Windows
    Woodblock prints
    Woven Vine Planters and Baskets
    Yaki mono
    Yakimono
    Yukata
    Zazen
    Zen Meditation Candles






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