shōchikubai

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

shōchikubai (plural shōchikubai)

  1. Rare spelling of shochikubai.
    • 1936, Josiah Conder, The theory of Japanese flower arrangements, Thompson, page 70:
      No. 13. Shōchikubai (Plum, Pine and Bamboo) in a “horai-san” on a “kwadai”.
    • 1953, Yuzuru Okada, Netsuke: a miniature art of Japan, Japan Travel Bureau, page 140:
      It is ornamented with such symbols of felicity as the Shōchikubai []
    • 1986, Reiko Mochinaga Brandon, Country Textiles of Japan: The Art of Tsutsugaki, Honolulu Academy of Arts, page 106:
      Three separate sets of gay shōchikubai motifs grow upward from the hem. The large central shōchikubai pattern fills the two wide back panels and the topmost branches spread out into both sleeves.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

shōchikubai

  1. rōmaji reading of しょうちくばい