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Nihongami

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Romaji Nihon gami
Kanji 日本髪
Kana にほんがみ
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(n) traditional Japanese hairstyle


Nihongami (日本髪, literally Japanese hair) broadly refers to hairstyles worn by Japanese people from about the Kofun period (250–538 CE) to the early Shōwa period (1926-1989). More narrowly, it refers to women's hairstyles from the Azuchi-Momoyama period (1568 to 1603) to the end of the Edo period (1603-1868).