和洋折衷

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 3 Grade: 4 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

Compound of wayō (Japan and West) and secchū (compromise).

Idiom[edit]

和洋折衷 (hiragana わようせっちゅう, romaji wayō setchū)

  1. an appropriate blend of the best of Japanese and Western concepts

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