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. Architecture - a lot of vocabulary ! .


. Authors ベストセラー bestseller authors - Index .

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. abacus, soroban 算盤、そろばん to calculate .

. aberenbo Shogun 暴れん坊将軍 "The Wild Shogun".
- Tokugawa Yoshimune 徳川吉宗将軍 (1684 - 1751)

. Abekawa, Abe-Kawa 安倍川 / 阿部川 - place names .

. abura uri 油売り selling oil - and talking too much .
. . . . . and - abura boozu 油坊主 oil monk

. Adachi ku 足立区 Adachi ward .

. Aesthetics, Japanese Aesthetics エスセティクス - Nihon no Bigaku 日本の美学 .

. Ageyamachi 揚屋町 Ageyamachi district . - Senzoku, Taito

. aizome 藍染 dyeing with indigo .
- Japan Blue ジャパンブルー

. Aizomegawa, Aisomegawa 藍染川 river Aizome-gawa .
in Iwamotochō 岩本町 Iwamotocho

. Aizuya 会津屋 Aizu store in Edo . selling Aizu urushi, Aizu nuri 会津漆 Aizu lacquerware. Fukushima


. Akabane 赤羽 Akabane district . - Kita

. akagaeru uri 赤蛙売り selling red frogs (medicine for children) .
- akahikigan 赤蛙丸 "red frog medicine"

. Akagobashi 赤子橋 bridge of the baby . - Sugamo, Bunkyo


. Akasaka Tamachi 赤坂田町 Tamachi district, "district of rice fields" .

. Akasaka Tameike 赤坂溜池町 Akasaka "Pond" district .

. Akashicho 明石町 Akashi district . - Chuo ward

. Akihabara 秋葉原 shopping area . - Kanda
..... Akihabara Electric Town 秋葉原電気街 Akihabara Denki Gai

. Akishima city 昭島市 . - Western Tokyo

. Amanuma district 天沼 "heavenly swamp" - Suginami ward .
Amanuma Benten-Ike 天沼弁天池 Pond
天沼八幡神社 Amanuma Hachiman Jinja // 天沼熊野神社 Amanuma Kumano Jinja


. amazake uri, amazake-uri 甘酒売り selling sweet amazake rice wine .
- - - - - . Food vendors in Edo .


. ame-uri, ameuri 飴売り candy vendors of Edo.


amigasa chaya 編笠茶屋 renting a large braided straw hat
. chaya, -jaya 茶屋 tea shop, tea stall - with a side business .


. Antiques 古美術 kobijutsu .

. Aomonochoo 青物町 Aomonocho "vegetable" district .

. Aoto 青砥 / 青戸 / 青津 Aoto district . - Katsushika
..... Aoto goten 青戸御殿 Aoto palace // Aoto Fujitsuna 青砥藤綱 (1192-1333)

. Aoyagi Bunko 青柳文庫 The Aoyagi Library in Sendai .
- and Aoyagi Bunzoo 青柳文蔵 Aoyagi Bunzo (1761 - 1839)

. aozamurai, aosamurai 青侍 young low-ranking Samurai .


. Arai 新井 Arai district - "new well" . - Nakano

. Arakawa ku 荒川区 Arakawa ward - "wild river" .

. Arakichoo 荒木町 Arakicho, Araki district . - Shinjuku
and Tsunokami Benzaiten 津の守弁財天 and the pond 策の池 Muchi no Ike.

. asagao uri 朝顔売り vendor of morning glories . asagaozukuri 朝顔作り growing morning glory

. Asagaya district 阿佐ヶ谷 / 阿佐谷 . - Suginami
- 阿佐谷神明宮 Asagaya Shinmeigu Shrine
- Asagaya Keyaki Yashiki 阿佐谷けやき屋敷 / 欅屋敷 Asagaya Zelkova Mansion

. asagi あさぎ - 浅黄 - 浅葱 hues of light yellow, green and blue .
- asagiura, asagi-ura 浅黄裏 low-ranking Samurai

. Asakusa 浅草 Asakusa district - Taito ward .

. Asakusa Kannon 浅草観音 . - 浅草寺 Senso-Ji

. Asakusa nori 浅草海苔 sea laver from Asakusa .

. Asakusa Tenmondai 浅草天文台 Asakusa Observatory - Astronomy .
. . . . . Shibukawa Shunkai 渋川春海 Shibukawa Harumi (1639 - 1715)


. asa 麻 (あさ) hemp // taima 大麻 . ハシシ . マリファナ marijuana .
asa no ha 麻の葉 hemp leaf pattern and Kamon family crest
asao 麻苧, 麻紵, 麻緒, asahimo 麻紐, asa-ito 麻糸 hemp string
asaodana asao-dana 麻苧店 store selling hemp thread and strings
asatonya, asadonya 麻問屋 hemp dealer

. Asao ku 麻生区(あさおく)Asao ward / 川崎市 Kawasaki town . - Kanagawa

. asagao ichi 朝顔市 morning-glory market .
- Iriya asagao ichi 入谷朝顔市 at Iriya


. Asobi 遊び The Art of Playing - and gangu 玩具 Toys .

. Asukayama 飛鳥山 - 北区 Kita ward .


. Asuke juku 足助宿 postal station Asuke .
- - - - - Ina Kaidoo 伊奈街道 Ina Highway

. Atago Jinja 愛宕神社 Atago shrine .
- - - - - Atagoyama 愛宕山 Minato ward, Shiba Atago

. Atakemaru 安宅丸 Cruize Ship of the Shogun .

. Australian ship in Japan, January 16, 1830 .
- The brig Cyprus - William Swallow - Makita Hamaguchi -

. awamochi no kyokutsuki 栗餅の曲つき artistic pounding of foxtail millet dumplings .

. Ayase 綾瀬 "twilling shallows" distsrict . - Adachi
- - - - - 綾瀬川 river Ayasegawa

. Azabu district 麻布 "hemp cloth" . - Minato
- - - - - Azabu Kita Higakubo 麻布北日ヶ窪町
- - - - - Azabuichibei 麻布市兵衛町 Azabu Ichibei district
- - - - - Azabuipponmatsu 麻布一本松町 Azabu Ipponmatsu district
- - - - - Azabu-Nagasakachō 麻布永坂町 Azabu Nagasakacho district
- - - - - Azabu Roppongi 六本木 Roppongi district, "six trees"
- - - - - Azabu Nana Fushigi 麻布七不思議 seven wonders of Azabu

. Azabu-Jūban 麻布十番 Asabu Juban district .

Azuma kagami 吾妻鏡/東鑑, lit. "Mirror of the East"
a Japanese historical chronicle... chronicles events of the Kamakura Shogunate from Minamoto no Yoritomo's rebellion against the Taira clan in Izokuni of 1180 to Munetaka Shinnō (the 6th shogun) and his return to Kyoto in 1266. The work is also called Hōjōbon (北条本) after the Late Hōjō family of Odawara
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. Azumabashi 吾妻橋 Azuma bridge . - Sumida
Distant View of the Kinryuzan and the Azumabashi Bridge 吾妻橋金竜山遠望 / Hiroshige

. Azuma no Mori 吾嬬の森 / Shrine 吾嬬神社 Azuma Jinja . - Kameido, Koto


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