丹塗り

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (ni, red lacquer, vermillion) + 塗り (nuri, painting)

Noun[edit]

丹塗り (hiragana にぬり, romaji ninuri)

  1. the act of painting something vermillion or cinnabar
  2. something so painted
  3. someone who paints using vermillion lacquer as a profession