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  • noun A Japanese covered litter, carried by men.

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  • noun A Japanese covered litter, carried by men.


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  • Whenever this great personage wishes to take an airing, he is carried by fourteen men in a large norimon with latticed windows, through which he is able to see without being seen; and even when granting an audience he is said to be concealed from view by bamboo screen-work.

    Sketches of Japanese Manners and Customs

  • She and her elder children arrived each in a _norimon_.

    In the Eastern Seas

  • The bearers have each a pole, on which they can rest the norimon.

    In the Eastern Seas

  • 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.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 1

  • This circumstance is also rendered more galling by foreigners sitting coolly on their horses by the road-side as the great man passes, generally in a low norimon, on which they must necessarily look down -- in contradiction to Japanese etiquette, which permits no inferior to look down upon a superior -- while the people of the country are either abjectly kowtowing to him or patiently waiting in their closed houses until his passing shall set them once more at liberty.

    Sketches of Japanese Manners and Customs

  • Towards evening she was carried in a norimon, accompanied by her parents and friends, to the bridegroom’s house, each member of the procession carrying a Chinese lantern.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan


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