小袖

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ko, small) + (sode, sleeve). The ko here refers to the opening of the sleeve, which is smaller than that of the more formal kimono.

Noun[edit]

小袖 (hiragana こそで, romaji kosode)

  1. A smaller Japanese robe similar to a kimono, worn either under a kimono or on its own.

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