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ききょう 桔梗 kikyO – type of plant and flower. [OA, 二代目歌川広重]

ききょう 桔梗 [二代目歌川広重]

きく 菊 kiku — (1) type of plant and flower (top picture). [OA, 小原古邨]. (2) Type of family crest modeled on the flower kiku (1). Includes the imperial family crest (bottom picture). [M]

きく 菊  [小原古邨]

きく

きせる 煙管  キセル kiseru — traditional type of smoking pipe, used with finely-cut tobacco called kizami (刻み). [OA, detail, 喜多川歌麿 (top) and 歌川国芳 (bottom)]

きせる 1 きせる 2

きちょう 几帳 kichO — type of partition or screen made of fabric. [DN]

きちょう

きっこうがた 亀甲形 kikkOgata — type of pattern. [DN]

きっこうがた

きっこうかっこ 亀甲括弧 kikkOkakko — type of punctuation mark (brackets). [M]

きっこうかっこ original + upload

きっこうびし 亀甲菱 kikkObishi — type of pattern. [DN]

きっこうびし

ぎっしゃ 牛車 gissha — ox-drawn carriage for passengers, used by nobility. [DN]

ぎっしゃ

きなこ 黄粉  黄な粉 kinako — soybean flour, often used in sweets. [M]

きなこ

きぬがさ 衣笠  絹傘  蓋 kinugasa — type of cover carried over nobles while they are outdoors. [DN]

きぬがさ

きぬた 砧 kinuta — a stand for beating fabrics, as a method of softening, smoothing wrinkles and cleaning. Made of two vertical boards with a horizontal cylinder, around which cloths or pieces of clothing are rolled. [OA, detail, 月岡芳年]

きぬた [OA, 月岡芳年]

ぎぼうし ギボウシ gibOshi – type of plant and flower. [OA, 小原古邨]

ぎぼうし ギボウシ [小原古邨]

ぎぼし (also ぎぼうしゅ) 擬宝珠 giboshi (gibOshu) — bulb-shaped ornament used as the top of columns in handrails, fences, etc. Modeled on the bulb of the flower ギボウシ. [M]

ぎぼし ぎぼうしゅ

きゅうす 急須 kyUsu — type of teapot used for making 煎茶 せんちゃ (see entry). [AN]

きゅうす

ぎょうざ 餃子 gyOza — type of food. Chinese-style dumplings stuffed with meat. Commonly eaten as fast food. [AN]

ぎょうざ

ぎょくはい 玉佩 gyokuhai — type of formal ornament worn by the emperor and senior officials. [DN]

ぎょくはいぎょたい 魚袋 gyotai — type of ornament worn as part of the official dress at major court events in ancient times. [DN]

ぎょたいぎょばん 魚版 gyoban — fish-shaped figure hung at Buddhist (particularly Zen) temples  and struck to indicate time or announce various events. [DN]

ぎょばんきり 桐 kiri — a class of family crests modeled on the tree of the same name. Such a crest is also used by the imperial family (along with the 菊 crest), and by the government of Japan. [DN]

きりきりこつなぎ 切子繋 kirikotsunagi — type of pattern. [DN]

きりこつなぎきりこどうろう 切り籠灯籠  切籠灯籠 — type of lantern, also used in the Bon Festival. [DN]

きりこどうろうきん 磬  鏧 kin — metal bowl used to produce ringing sounds while reading sutras. (Buddhism) [DN]

きんきんぎょまげ  (also きんぎょほんだ) 金魚髷  (金魚本多) kingyomage  (kingyohonda) — type of men’s hairstyle. [DN]

きんぎょまげきんこじのかんむり 金巾子の冠 kinkojinokanmuri — coronet with a gold foil, originally worn as an everyday headgear by the emperor. [DN]

きんこじのかんむり

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