Kakemono meaning

käkə-mōnō
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A Japanese scroll that displays painting or calligraphy, hung vertically on a wall.
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A Japanese hanging or scroll of silk or paper with an inscription or picture on it and rollers at the top and bottom.
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(art) A vertical Japanese scroll painting.
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Origin of kakemono

  • Japanese kakeru to hang mono object

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Japanese 掛け物 (kakemono). Literally "hanging thing".

    From Wiktionary