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Also kusabuki yane ; kuzuyane . Lit. grass roofing. The material used to build one style of Japanese roof, usually thatch made of miscanthus *kaya or ditch reed, yoshi . The use of mugiwara m or inawara m, thatch mixed with wheat or rice straw, is rare. When straw is used the roof material is called warabuki m. Sometimes any thatched roof is referred to as warabuki yane m. The oldest extant written record referring to this type of roofing material is found in the DAIJOUIN SHAJIZAKKICHOU @ЎGL (1486) originally owned by a group of artisans called banshou ԏ, in Kyoto.
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