Definition of Haniwa

1. Japanese clay sculptures [n]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haniwa

hangs about
hangs around
hangs by a thread
hangs out
hangs out to dry
hangs up
hangtag
hangtags
hangtime
hangtimes
hangul
hangulization
hangup
hangups
hanimal
haniwa (current term)
hanjaeo
hanjar
hanjars
hank
hank panky
hanked
hanker
hankered
hankerer
hankerers
hankering
hankeringly
hankerings
hankers

Literary usage of Haniwa

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1. Indian Linguistic Families of America, North of Mexico by John Wesley Powell (1891)
"... 'haniwa'. In Rabbit Place you were conceived (repeat)—Yoho'+! He! ... 'haniwa'. In Uya'ye you were conceived (repeat)—Yoho' + ! He! ..."

2. Chinese Clay Figures by Berthold Laufer (1914)
"73), figure such a haniwa with the description "cuirasse de style européen trouvée en Musashi, Japon." The Japanese authors, accordingly, are struck by the ..."

3. A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the by Frank Brinkley, Dairoku Kikuchi (1915)
"Further, around the covering-mound there are generally found, embedded in the earth, terracotta cylinders (haniwa), sometimes surmounted with figures or ..."

4. A Study of the Origin of the Japanese State by Seigo Takahashi (1917)
"... the haniwa workers were Izumo people who undoubtedly were in close contact with the Korean peninsula from the earliest date. It must be noted that from ..."

5. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"5 in. high, clad in ancient armor and called haniwa, stand at the corners of the coffin, and represent the samurai or other retainers who anciently were ..."

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