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けい 磬 kei — type of musical instrument. A piece of metal hung on a bar and struck with a wooden stick. [DN]

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けいとう 鶏頭 ケイトウ keitO — type of plant and flower. [AN]

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げぎょ 懸魚   gegyo — architectural element: a wooden ornament connected to the gable, filling the triangular space between the converging roofs. [DN] [M] [M]

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けずりかけ 削り掛け  削り掛 kezurikake — type of decorational offering used on the 小正月 (っこしょうがつ, the period around the 15th day of the first month of the year). [DN]

けずりかけけせん  (also はなおうぎ) 花扇 kesen  (hanaOgi) — a bouqet of seven types of flowers and plants, traditionally offered to the imperial palace on Tanabata (7th day of the 7th month.) [DN]

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げた 下駄 geta — general name for traditional wooden clogs that have the form of a horizontal surface supported from below by vertical pieces (or one piece). [OA, detail, 葛飾北斎] [AN]

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けだるま 毛達磨 kedaruma — type of women’s hairstyle. [DN]

けだるまげっきん 月琴 gekkin — type of stringed musical instrument. [DN]

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けまり 蹴鞠 kemari — a game popular among nobles starting from the Heian period. The goal of the game is to kick the ball in the air between the players and keep doing so for as long as possible without letting it fall to the ground. [OA, 歌川芳盛]

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けまん 華鬘 keman — type of ornament made of metal, wood or leather, used in Buddhist altars. [DN]

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