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はいいろ 灰色 haiiro — color name. [M]

はいいろ

はぎ 萩 hagi — type of plant and flower. [OA, 二代目歌川広重]

はぎ 萩 [二代目歌川広重]

はごいた 羽子板 hagoita – wooden board with a handle, used either (1) for playing the traditional game 羽根突き  はねつき  [see entry] or (2) as a decoration. [OA, 柴田是眞]

はごいた 羽子板 [柴田是眞]

はさみばこ 挟み箱  挟箱 hasamibako — box attached to a pole, carried on the shoulder while traveling. Used by servants to carry the belongings of nobles. [DN]

はさみばこ

はしおき  (also はしだい) 箸置き  (箸台) hashioki  (hashidai) — a utensil on which chopsticks are rested when not in use during a meal. [AN]

はしおきはっかくしょっこう 八角蜀紅 hakkakushokkO — type of pattern. [DN]

はっかくしょっこうはつねだな 初音棚 hatsunedana —  type of shelf arrangement in a traditional Japanese room. [DN]

はつねだな

はっぴ 法被 happi — traditional coat printed with a house crest (紋). Originally a work outfit worn by servants of samurai, nowadays usually seen in festivals. [AN]

はっぴ

はなかごめ 花籠目 hanakagome — type of pattern. [DN]

はなかごめ

はねつき 羽根突き hanetsuki – traditional game often played in the past by girls and young women in the beginning of the new year. A feathered ball is repeatedly hit from below using a 羽子板 board [see entry] to keep it in the air. The game was supposed to bring good luck to the players. [OA, 北尾重政]

はねつき 羽根突き [北尾重政]

はふ 破風  搏風 hafu — the gable of a traditional Japanese building. Several distinct types exists (see picture below for names). [DN, modern kana added]

はふ

はんげつまど 半月窓 hangetsumado — semicircular window. [M]

はんげつまど

はんこ 判子 hanko — a personal seal. Used to stamp documents, fulfilling the same function that signatures have in the West. Also commonly referred to as 印鑑 (いんかん), but strictly speaking, this word denotes the impression of the seal (used in Japan as a personal signature) and not the seal itself. [AN]

はんこ

はんにゃ 般若 hannya — type of NO mask. [DN]

はんにゃのめん

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