KEY WORD : architecture / general terms
1 Also deha 出端. Any architectural member which protrudes, projects or extends outward. When measuring the entire length of a member, the extended part is included also. See *noki-no-de 軒の出.

2 An Edo period term used in Osaka for a section of seating in a *kabuki 歌舞伎 theater. It refers to a slightly elevated space for the audience above the lowest class area, hiradoma 平土間 or hiraba 平場, and below the upper class area, sajiki 桟敷. Equivalent to the Kantou 関東 term takadoma 高土間.

3 A formal reception room *zashiki 座敷 in vernacular houses *minka 民家 in Oono province, Fukui prefecture. At the back of the house.

4 An anteroom tsugi-no-ma 次の間 to the formal reception room zashiki in a fisherman's house in Kashima province, Ibaraki prefecture. Beside the entrance, next to the earth-floored area.

5 Family living room in vernacular houses minka in the Kyoto and Nara area. Beside the entrance, next to the earth-floored area.


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