Did you by any chance mean origami?
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The Japanese art of cutting and folding paper into ornamental objects or designs.
- n. Origami, with cutting permitted.
- From Japanese 切り紙 (きりがみ, kirigami) (Wiktionary)
- Japanese : kiri, to cut + kami, paper. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Maybe that hampers my writing, or maybe my writing gets in the way of kirigami, which gets in the way of my guitar practice, which prevents me from mastering watercolors, which prevents me from theology, ... etc. so forth, probably back to birth.”
“One blogger who attended the 2009 event deemed it a success and was particularly impressed by a demonstration of kirigami and the way that it can be used to make cards.”
“Japanese art of kirigami, which includes cutting of a folded paper.”
“Activities during the day will include exploring a floating Japanese tea room, constructing a kirigami structure, planting and seeding a biodegradable cow pot, watching the Washington Ballet and listening to the Suzuki Strings being performed by youth from the Levine School of Music.”
“Students from Chaparral and Coronado elementary schools in Higley were taught the Japanese art of kirigami to shape snowflakes that were then attached to artwork representing Arizona.”
“The paper art in making the stars is similar to kirigami, which involves both cutting and folding paper.”
“Nippostrongylus kendo kyu nisei kesa-gatame kyudo No keyaki linked verse nogaku kiaki mai noh kibei maiko nori kiku makimono norimon Kikuchi mama-san norito kikumon mamushi noshi kikyo mana notan ki-mon matsu nunchakus kimono matsuri oban kimono sleeve matsuyama, adj. obang kin mebos obe kiri medaka obi kirigami Meiji odori kirimon menuki ofuro kirin metake o-goshi koan miai oiran mikado ojime sub mikan Okayama, adj. kobang Mikimoto Okazaki kobe, adj.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘kirigami’.
Words with definitions beginning with "The Japanese art of..." (or equivalent).
These are lexical items new to me that I've discovered in actual use (i.e. not in dictionaries, lists, or this site).
Looking back over this list, I haven't the slightest idea what mos...
Words that I think are great, and should probably use more often.
Looking for tweets for kirigami.