Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
座蒲, 坐蒲
Kana Reading
ざふ
Romaji
zafu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves)

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sit

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bullrush, flag, cattail

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JLPT 3

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squat, seat, cushion, gathering, sit

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: すわ.る

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