Engawa

Engawa

Engawa

Engawa (縁側 or 掾側) refers to the typically wooden strip of flooring immediately before windows and storm shutters inside traditional Japanese rooms.[1] Recently this term has also come to mean the veranda outside the room as well, which was traditionally referred to as a nure'en (濡れ縁).[2]

References

  1. ^ 縁 [En]. Daijisen (大辞泉). Shogakukan (小学館 shougakukan). 1995. 
  2. ^ "Engawa". Retrieved 2008-07-20.