Definitions

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  • n. A style of Japanese erotic art

Etymologies

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From Japanese 春画

Examples

  • Many famous ukiyo-e print-makers and painters contributed to this immensely popular genre, known as shunga or "spring pictures."

    Worldly Pleasures on Paper:

  • And in those moments shame would suffuse him; precisely the same kind of shame he had felt when his older brother, Gotaro, had found him sitting, sexually aroused by their father's book of shunga, erotic prints.

    The Miko

  • By the way, in the proud Japanese traditional popular art of ukiyo-e (woodblock prints from the Edo period), there were many works with sexual subjects, called shunga.

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  • And for a name …. maybe "ramegshunga" (for RApidshare MEGaupload SHUNGA), shunga is a Japanese term for erotic ukiyo-e images, the classic woodprints.

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  • Fraubmarm Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 07: 45 AM EST rhinestone license plate cover orig japanese shunga print

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  • " He gestured then at the carpets, French Colonial furniture, sumi scrolls, Meiji-era bronze okimonos, Thai and Burmese wooden buddhas, Shojo Noh masks, pornographic netsukes (shunga), and shelves of fine books.

    Villa Incognito

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