Definición de inro en inglés:


Saltos de línea: inro
Pronunciación: /ˈɪnrəʊ

sustantivo (plural igual or inros)

  • An ornamental box with compartments for items such as seals and medicines, worn suspended from a girdle as part of traditional Japanese dress.
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    • These ornaments were originally made to provide a way to secure tobacco cases, purses, or inro (medicine containers), which fashionable Japanese men suspended on silk cords at their waists starting about 1700.
    • Wearing inro and netsuke became a part of the past for the upper classes and samurai.
    • But the emphasis of his artistic and artisan production was on painted screens and on all kinds of lacquerware utensils - inro, boxes, cups, panels and screens.


early 17th century: from Japanese inrō, from in 'seal' + 'basket'.

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