Definitions

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  • n. a veranda or terrace surrounding a house.

Etymologies

Romanization of Japanese 縁側 (engawa) or 掾側 (engawa) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Every course has a delicate flavor and a note of surprise: Flatfish sashimi with freshly grated wasabi and a sliver of engawa the prized flesh of the dorsal fin; a thin slice of fish, stuffed with chestnuts, floating in a flavorful bouillon; and a tilapia filet grilled to perfection with an elegant sauce that heightens its natural flavor while adding a subtle counterpoint.

    Exploring Sushi on the Seine

  • By carefully showing how Edo people lived, Brown highlights architectural elements like the engawa porch that could be revived as a way of connecting interior and exterior, residents and visitors.

    Japan's Edo Culture Inspires a Sustainable Post-Industrial Future

  • Justine, coming out on to the engawa, said, 'There's a letter for you.

    The White Ninja

  • She went outside, down the engawa steps, past the huge cryptomeria.

    The White Ninja

  • Instead, he came out on the engawa each day and sat, staring into the dust, or he drifted through the gardens with a blank expression on his face.

    The White Ninja

  • Who knew how long Nicholas would have continued to sit on his engawa contemplating light and shadow, refusing to come to terms with his fate, had not Lew Croaker's letter arrived, had he not asked Justine to read it, had she not been curious about Croaker's new hand.

    The White Ninja

  • Brown highlights architectural elements like the engawa porch that could be revived as a way of connecting interior and exterior, residents and visitors.

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  • As the laundry dries, Hajime and Jun have lunch on the back engawa where Hajime excitedly tells Jun about his date with Arashi to a Parasite Museum.

    Anime Nano!

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