Definition of Chanoyu

1. Noun. An ancient ritual for preparing and serving and drinking tea.

Exact synonyms: Tea Ceremony
Generic synonyms: Ceremony
Geographical relationships: Japan, Nihon, Nippon



Definition of Chanoyu

1. Noun. A traditional Japanese tea ceremony in which matcha is prepared and presented. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chanoyu

1. a Japanese tea ritual [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chanoyu

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channelography
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channels
channer
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chanoyu (current term)
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chant
chantable
chantage
chantages
chantalite
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Literary usage of Chanoyu

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1. A Brief History of the Glyptic Art and Architecture of Japan, Together with by Yamanaka & Company (1902)
"The Imperial Palace, the great temples of * " The aristocratic enthusiasts, who, under the general name of chanoyu, cultivated all the arts from which ..."

2. The Craftsman by Gustav Stickley (1904)
"... tea-drinking (chanoyu). The cream- tinted faience of Awata i^ the most generally known of the wares produced in Kioto, but a great variety of other ..."

3. Japan as Seen and Described by Famous Writers by Esther Singleton (1904)
"... is known to have introduced into chanoyu, or the Tea-Ceremony, many Buddhistic ideas. It is related that one day ..."

4. Every-day Japan: Written After Twenty-five Years' Residence and Work in the by Arthur Lloyd (1909)
"... or in very small classes, so that the most skilful teacher of the chanoyu tea-ceremonies will rarely make more than, say, thirty yen (£3) per month. ..."

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