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Aya

Kanji, Kana & Pronunciation
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Romaji Aya (ori)
Kanji
Kana
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(n) Twill


Aya refers to twill.

Characteristics

History

The first mention of aya was as a form of silk cloth woven in Korea and brought back by Empress Jingū after a successful campaign (c. third century).[1]

Examples

Formality & TPO

TPO - Within Japan

Occasion Acceptable
Hotel Wedding Reception
Restaurant Wedding Reception
Formal Party
Casual Party
Dinner
Lunch
Tea Gathering
Graduation Ceremony
Practice
Theatre, Concert
Exhibition
Travel
Yes - Acceptable to wear.
OK - OK to wear if no suitable alternatives.
No - Unacceptable to wear.


Article Notes

Relevant Threads / Discussions

References

  1. Minnich, Helen Benton. Nomura, Shojiro. Japanese Costume and the Makers of Its Elegant Tradition. Charles E. Tuttle Company. Rutland, Vermont. 1963. p. 47.