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あいいろ 藍色 aiiro — color name. [M]

あいいろ

あおい 葵 aoi – type of plant and flower. [OA, 二代目歌川広重]

あおい 葵 [二代目歌川広重]

あかだな 閼伽棚 akadana — raised shelf on which offerings are placed. (Buddhism) [DN]

あかだな

あかとり 赤鳥 akatori — cover laid on the back of a horse when a noble woman rides it, to protect her clothes from dirt. [DN]

あかとり

あくじょう  悪尉 akujO — type of NO mask. [DN]

あくじょう

あくのや 幄の屋 akunoya — temporary tent erected to shelter the viewers in Shinto or imperial ceremonies. [DN]

あくのや

あげつちもん 上土門 agetsuchimon — type of gate whose roof is covered with earth, or in later times, modeled after such a gate without the earth cover. [DN]

あげつちもん

あこめ 衵  袙 akome — type of garment worn as a middle layer. [DN]

あこめ

あさがお 朝顔 アサガオ asagao – type of plant and flower. [AN] [OA, 今尾景年]

あさがお 朝顔2

あさがお 朝顔 [今尾景年]

あさぐつ 浅沓 asagutsu — clogs used as formal footwear, often in religious contexts. [M] [DN]

あさぐつあさぐつ(図)

あさのは 麻の葉 asanoha — (1) family crest modeled on the leaves of the plant 麻 あさ (left). (2) type of pattern modeled on the same leaves (right). [Both DN]

あさのは

あさわちがい 麻輪違 asawachigai — type of pattern.

あさわちがい

あじさい 紫陽花 アジサイ ajisai — type of plant and flower. [AN] [AN] [OA, 二代目歌川広重]

あじさい3 あじさい2

あじさい 紫陽花 [二代目歌川広重]

あぜくら 校倉 azekura — type of traditional wooden storehouse, raised on pillars above the ground. [DN]

あぜくら

あしがるぐそく 足軽具足 ashigarugusoku — simple armor worn by low-ranked foot soldiers. [DN]

あしがるぐそく

あしでがき 葦手書き ashidegaki — ink drawing in which written characters (kanji/kana) are made to look like wild reeds. A type of 文字絵 (もじえ、drawings using characters). [DN]

あしでがき

あみがさ 編笠 amigasa — woven hat made of straw. [OA, detail, 歌川広重 (top) and 生田芳春 (bottom)]

あみがさ  1 [歌川広重] あみがさ  2 [生田芳春]あめいろ 飴色 ameiro — color name. [M]

あめいろ

あゆ 鮎 アユ ayu – type of fish. [OA, 歌川広重]

あゆ 鮎  [歌川広重]あんこう アンコウ 鮟鱇 ankO — type of fish (anglerfish). [DN]

あんこう

あんずいろ 杏色 anzuiro — color name. [M]

あんずいろ

あんどん 行灯 行燈 andon — type of lighting equipment. A lamp (originally oil lamp) encased in a paper-covered frame, which is made of wood or similar light materials. [AN] [OA, 渓斉英泉]

あんどん あんどん 4 [渓斉英泉]

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