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Example sentences from the Web for tokonoma
In the tokonoma hangs a kakemon,—a wonderful writing by an ancient monk dealing with the evanescence of all earthly things.
On the tokonoma, in a rare bronze of Sung workmanship, lay a single morning-glory—the queen of the whole garden!
In a Japanese room the timber upright alongside the tokonoma is always a tree trunk in the rough.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
With this the severed fragments of the hussy and her foetus were mingled, and thus concealed in the wall of the tokonoma.Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)|James S. De Benneville
The Emperor, of course, never comes, and so the tokonoma is no more than a name.Peeps at Many Lands: Japan|John Finnemore