ukiyo-e

noun uki·yo-e \ ü-ˌkē-ō-ˈyā , -ˈā \
variants: or less commonly ukiyo-ye

Definition of ukiyo-e

: a Japanese art movement that flourished from the 17th to the 19th century and produced paintings and prints depicting the everyday life and interests of the common people; also : the paintings and prints themselves

Origin and Etymology of ukiyo-e

Japanese ukiyo-e genre picture, from ukiyo world, life + e picture


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