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たい 鯛 tai – type of fish. [OA, 歌川広重]

たい 鯛 [歌川広重]

だいこくてん 大黒天 daikokuten — one of the Seven Lucky Gods (七福神). Also the name of a separate Buddhist deity (not pictured.) [DN]

だいこくてん

だいこん  (also おおね) 大根 daikon  (One) — type of edible plant. The word most frequently refers to its widely consumed root. [AN]

だいこん

たいさんぼく 泰山木 taisanboku — type of plant and flower. [AN]

たいさんぼく 泰山木

たがそで 誰が袖 誰袖 tagasode — type of scent bag. [DN]

たがそでたかとうろう 高灯籠 takatOrO — type of lantern. [DN]

たかとうろうたかまげ  (also たかしまだ) 高髷  (高島田) takamage  (takashimada) — type of women’s hairstyle. [DN]

たかまげ

たけぼうき 竹箒 takebOki — type of broom made from a bamboo stem and a bundle of smaller bamboo branches tied to its edge. [M]

たけぼうき 3 [M]

たかみくら 高御座 takamikura — the formal imperial throne, used in ceremonies and major events. Was placed at the center of the hall in which the event took place. [DN]

たかみくら

たからぶね 宝船   takarabune — auspicious picture or sculpture of a ship carrying the Seven Gods of Fortune (七福神). [Both M]

たからぶね

たからぶね 宝船 3 [柴田是眞]

たけたば 竹束 taketaba — type of battlefield barricade made of bundles of bamboo stems. [DN]

たけたばたけだびし 武田菱 takedabishi — type of pattern. [DN]

たけだびしだし 山車 dashi — a tall wheeled stage, which is decorated and pulled by a group of people as a spectacle at traditional festivals. [OA, detail, 歌川国郷]

だし 2 [歌川国郷]

たたみ 畳 tatami — mat made of straw, rush etc., used for flooring. [M]

たたみ1 たたみ2

たつまつしまだ 辰松島田 tatsumatsushimada — type of women’s hairstyle. [DN]

たつまつしまだ

たてぎね 竪杵 tategine — type of hammer used for pounding rice and other grains, for hulling, making mochi (餅) paste, etc. One of the two types of きね  杵, the other one being よこぎね  横杵 (see entry). [OA, detail, 湯川松堂]

たてぎね [OA, 湯川松堂]

たてひょうご 立て兵庫 立兵庫 tatehyOgo —  type of women’s hairstyle. [DN]

たてひょうご

たなばただけ 七夕竹 tanabatadake — bamboo decorated with written tanzaku [see entry] and other paper strips on Tanabata Festival (seventh day of the seventh month.) [Both AN]

たなばただけ たなばただけ 2たぬき 狸 tanuki — figurine of a raccoon dog, commonly seen at doorsteps of private houses or restaurants. [M]

たぬき

たぬきぶえ 狸笛 tanukibue — traditional toy. A whistle combined with a figurine of a tanuki (raccoon dog). [DN]

たぬきぶえ

たほうとう 多宝塔 tahOtO — type of building commonly built at Buddhist temple compounds. Enshrines the Buddhist deity 多宝如来 たほうにょらい. [DN]

たほうとう

だるま 達磨 daruma — paper doll in the shape of the Zen patriarch Boddhidharma, used as an auspicious amulet for making wishes. [M]

だるま

だるまがえし 達磨返し darumagaeshi — type of women’s hairstyle. [DN]

だるまがえし

たわし 束子 tawashi — type of scrubbing brush. Specifically, the one shown here, which is made from palm tree fiber. [AN]

たわし

たんざく  (also たんじゃく) 短冊  短籍  短尺 tanzaku — type of writing paper format. A long strip of paper, used in the past for letters and formal writing (top picture), and nowadays used mainly for writing poems and on special occasions such as 七夕 (bottom picture. See also entry for 七夕竹). [OA, detail, 水野年方] [AN]

たんざく 2 [水野年方]

たんざく 1

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