落窪

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Jinmeiyō

Etymology[edit]

A compound of ochi "fallen" and kubo "depression".

Noun[edit]

落窪 ‎(hiragana おちくぼ, katakana オチクボ, romaji ochikubo)

  1. A place within a house lower than the regular floor. A depressed, recessed location.

Usage notes[edit]

The book Ochikubo Monogatari takes its name from such a room where the protagonist resides.