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Meaning of "ojime" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OJIME

ojime  [ˈəʊdʒɪˌmeɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OJIME

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ojime is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OJIME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ojime

Ojime

Ojime are a type of bead which originated in Japan. They were worn between the inrō and netsuke and are typically under an inch in length. Each is carved into a particular shape and image, similar to the netsuke, though smaller.

Definition of ojime in the English dictionary

The definition of ojime in the dictionary is a Japanese bead which is used to secure cords in place.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OJIME


anime
ˈænɪˌmeɪ
athame
ˈɑːθæmeɪ
degame
dəˈɡɑːmeɪ
dismay
dɪsˈmeɪ
gamay
ɡæˈmeɪ
gourmet
ˈɡʊəmeɪ
may
meɪ
mousme
ˈmuːsmeɪ
Niamey
njɑːˈmeɪ
pommee
pɒˈmeɪ
rimaye
rɪˈmeɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OJIME

oily fish
oink
oint
ointment
Oireachtas
Oise
Oistrakh
Oita
oiticica
OJ
Ojibwa
OK
oka
Okanagan
Okanagan Lake
Okanogan
okapi
Okavango
Okavango Basin
okay

WORDS THAT END LIKE OJIME

all the time
all-time
anytime
at one time
at the same time
crime
full time
full-time
in good time
in the nick of time
in time
lifetime
lime
maritime
part-time
prime
real time
real-time
the big time
time

Synonyms and antonyms of ojime in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ojime» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OJIME

Find out the translation of ojime to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ojime from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ojime» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ojime
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ojime
570 millions of speakers

English

ojime
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ojime
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ojime
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ojime
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ojime
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ojime
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ojime
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ojim
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ojime
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ojime
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ojime
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ojime
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

ojime
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ojime
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओजेमई
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ojime
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ojime
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ojime
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ojime
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ojime
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ojime
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ojime
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ojime
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ojime
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ojime

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OJIME»

The term «ojime» is normally little used and occupies the 136.994 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OJIME» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ojime

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OJIME»

Discover the use of ojime in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ojime and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Japanese Lacquer, 1600-1900: Selections from the Charles A. ...
101 NETSUKE: lacquer OJIME: metal 122. INRO with camellia and deer Tatsuke Kokosai; early nineteenth century Six cases; raised sprinkled design (takamakie); 3.6 x 11.0 x1.9 cm. Signed Tatsuke Kokosai Ex collection: Alexander G. Moslé ...
Andrew Pekarik, 1980
2
Antique Trader Oriental Antiques & Art: An Identification ...
$75 Japanese ojime of bone, in cylindrical shape, with relief carving of a man's face, measuring 1 5/8 in.,dating to the mid-19th century.$75 Japanese ojime made of horn, measuring 1 1/2 in., in the shape of a horse, from the 20th century.
Mark Moran, 2003
3
Islands Magazine
THIS OVERSIZE paperback book, Ojime (Abrams, $19.95), by Robert O. Kinsey, introor msw . duces the “jewels of feudal Japan” to the general public. Intricately sculptured in a variety of shapes and materials, ojime were cord fasteners for ...
4
Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection
Plate 138. lnro with ojime and netsuke, Japan, late Edo or early Meiji period, late 19th century. Inro: lacquer, pewter, shell, amber, h. 31/1. in. (8.9 cm). Signed: Ya Chohei. Ojime: lacquer; netsuke: carved ivory. H. O. Havemeyer Collection ...
Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), 1993
5
A Dictionary of Japanese Loanwords
138) [< oiran] 1871 (OED) ojime [oudjimei] n. a bead sliding on a cord to keep an inro closed. A silk cord was threaded through cord channels at either side of the [ info] body and passed through the ojime ('sliding bead') above. (Julia Hutt ...
Toshie M. Evans, 1997
6
Netsuke: Japanese Life and Legend in Miniature
The stick, now transformed into a netsuke; the bead or ojime; and the nest of boxes, or inro make up a set (see page 27 plus Frontispiece and Plate 1). The techniques and skills necessary for producing a lacquer inro are quite different from ...
Edwin C. Symmes, 1995
7
Collecting Japanese Antiques
Ojime. Ojime hold an inrō or other dangler closed, or let it open; the ojime acts as a brakeon the cord passing through its center. Very small ( 1/21 inch, 1.52 cm), ojimehad colors chosen to set off the bigger inrō and netsuke; pink coral was ...
Alistair Seton, 2013
8
Micro-Macrame: 30 Beaded Designs for Jewelry Using Crystals ...
Offers thirty beautiful projects that look like stained glass using fine cords, special knots, and crystal beads, including necklaces and watch bands, enhanced with step-by-step instructions, more than five hundred color photos, and more.
Annika deGroot, 2009
9
Bulletin
Ojime, blue glaze. 21,099. Black and gold lacquered inrd. Decoration, cedar and deer. Maker, Kdgiyoku. Netsuke, ivory, miniature box inlaid with shell and coral. Ojime, amber. 21.088. Gold-lacquered inrd. Decoration, Takasago pine and ...
University of Pennsylvania. University Museum, 1897
10
Bulletin
21,101. Gold lacquered inrd. Decoration, chrysanthemums at court. Netsuke, gold lacquer representing empress's fan. Ojime, blue glaze. 21,099. Black and gold lacquered inrd. Decoration, cedar and deer. Maker, K6giyoku. Netsuke, ivory ...
‎1899

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OJIME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ojime is used in the context of the following news items.
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For refined style: 'second best will never do'
I have inherited some beautiful ojime, handmade in Japan in about 1890. These are beads of wood and ivory, some lacquered, others carved ... «New Zealand Herald, Aug 12»
2
Treasures and tales abound at Textile Museum's annual 'yardage' sale
They are called ojime — hand-carved beads invented in 17th century Japan to cinch a purse hanging from a kimono belt. Kirby discovered ... «Toronto Star, May 12»
3
Saskia's good luck charm
The netsuke shared the burden with a little sliding bead known as ojime, which was strung on the cord between the netsuke and the sagemono and helped the ... «Sunday Times.lk, Oct 11»
4
Joe Rosson: Netsuke figures likely made for tourist trade
This box (or pouch) was attached to a cord that was run through an ojime and then through a netsuke. The ojime was sort of a ball that was ... «Knoxville News Sentinel, Sep 11»
5
AMERICANS ENTHUSIASTIC FOR JAPANESE ART SHOWN BY …
... together with an old amber globular ojime with fossilised ant inclusions. Another piece from the Norskog collection, a charming ivory carving ... «ArtfixDaily, Mar 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ojime [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ojime>. Oct 2020 ».
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