Thursday, April 11 2013

Specialized vocabulary

This is a hakama, most commonly seen today on martial artists and miko:

Typical men's hakama

This is a beer hakama, most commonly seen in bars (and used in the drinking game Konpira fune-fune, at which I’m now 2-0 against maiko):

Beer hakama (coaster)

Dictionaries do not commonly include the “coaster” definition.