|KEY WORD : architecture / folk dwelliings|
| A part
of a house in the vicinity of the kitchen; *katte
勝手, *daidokoro 台所, that often included the family dining space, and other service rooms such
as the bath furo 風呂, the food preparation area and the earth-floored
area *doma 土間. Often
used to distinguish the service zone from reception rooms and in the case
of larger houses, service rooms from the living rooms of senior family members.
Particularly used with respect to the late Edo period houses of middle ranking
warriors, chuukyuu bushi juutaku 中級武士住宅.
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