Tokonoma meaning

tōkə-nōmə
A niche or an alcove in a Japanese home for displaying a flower arrangement, kakemono, or other piece of art.
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A wall niche in a Japanese home for displaying a kakemono, flowers, etc.
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A recess in a domestic interior in which a hanging scroll and a flower arrangement is displayed.
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Origin of tokonoma

  • Japanese toko alcove no of ma room

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

  • From Wiktionary