yukata

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See also: yūkata

English[edit]

yukata

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 浴衣(ゆかた) (yukata, literally bath(ing) clothes).

Noun[edit]

yukata (plural yukata or yukatas)

  1. A kind of light kimono worn by both men and women.
    • 1988, John Marshall, Make Your Own Japanese Clothes: Patterns and Ideas for Modern Wear, Kodansha International (→ISBN), page 45:
      When made of lightweight cotton, the unlined and partially lined kimono become yukata. Yukata, however, do not have flutter sleeves, as they are considered too dressy for this informal kimono.
    • 2012, Amy Sylvester Katoh, Blue & White Japan, Tuttle Publishing (→ISBN)
      Most Japanese now wear yukata as summer kimono that are cool and comfortable.

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Romanization[edit]

yukata

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ゆかた