Vocabulary-Japan ChristianStewart

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Section 1

Question Answer
Clans An extended family
ShintoThe traditional religion of Japan
Prince ShotokuWas one of Japan's greatest leaders
RegentIs a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone
Court A group of nobles who live near and serve or advise a ruler
Lady Murasaki ShikbuOne of the greatest writers in early Japnese history
ZenPopular new form of Buddhism
Unprecedented Having no equal
MisteredGathered together
BrocadesRich choths with designs woven into them
CormorantsLarge diving birds
InferiorityLower rank
Repast Meal
Unpretentious Simple modest
CoronotesSmall crowns
DaimyoJapan's large landowners
SamuraiTurned professional warriors
Figurehead A person who appears to rule even though real power rests with someone else
ShogunA general who reled Japan in the emperor's name
BushidoThe samurai code of rules

Section 2