Meaning of: 障子 - shouji
Meaning: Sliding paper
Meaning in English: paper sliding door
Explanation and Etymology - (障子) shouji障子 (しょうじ) It is a Japanese word that refers to a sliding screen of paper or fabric that is used as a dividing wall in traditional Japanese houses. The word is composed of the characters 障 (shou), which means "obstacle" or "barrier", and 子 (ji), which means "canvas" or "door". It is believed that the origin of the word dates back to the Heian period (794-1185), when sliding screens were used to separate different areas of a house. Since then, sliding screens have become a distinctive feature of Japanese architecture and are often used in homes, temples and other traditional buildings.
Synonyms and Similar - (障子) shouji
See below a list of Japanese words that have the same meaning or is a variation of the word we are studying on this page:
襖; 紙障子; 紙戸; 和紙戸; 紙板戸; 紙板障子; 紙障; 紙の障子; 和紙の障子; 紙戸の障子; 紙板戸の障子.
Words containing: 障子
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Words with the same pronunciation: しょうじ shouji
Example Sentences - (障子) shouji
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