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makimono

[ mah-kuh-moh-noh; Japanese mah-kee-maw-naw ]
/ 藢m蓱 k蓹藞mo蕣 no蕣; Japanese 藞m蓱 ki藢m蓴 n蓴 /
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noun, plural ma路ki路mo路nos, ma路ki路mo路no.
a horizontal hand scroll containing either text or a captioned painting, intended to be viewed as it is unrolled from right to left, one segment at a time.
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SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on 鈥渟hall鈥 versus 鈥渟hould鈥? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
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Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
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Origin of makimono

1880鈥85; <Japanese, equivalent to maki wind + mono thing
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How to use makimono in a sentence

  • These are the two forms best known under their Japanese names of kakemono and makimono.

    Chinese Painters|Raphael Petrucci
  • The closed makimono,鈥 he cryptically retorted, 鈥渋s the symbol of wisdom.

    The Prairie Mother|Arthur Stringer
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