Vocabulary japan

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Section 1

Question Answer
Clansextended family.
ShintoThe traditional religion of Japan.
Prince shotokuOne of the people most influential in bringing Chinese ideas to japan.
RegentIs a person who rules a country for someone who is unable to rule alone.
CourtA group of nobles who live near and serve or advise a ruler
Lady Murasaki ShikibuJapan's noble and writer, she wrote the Tale of Genji, the worlds first known novel
Zen A form of Buddhism that emphasizes meditation
UnprecedentedHaving no equal
Equestrain Related to horses
MusteredGathered together
BrocadesRich clothes with designs woven into them
CormorantsLarge diving birds
Inferiority Lower rank
DaimyoJapan's largest landowners
SamuruiTrained professional warriors
FigureheadA person who appears to rule even though real powere rests with someone else
ShogunA general who ruled Japan in the emerors name
BushidoThe samurai code of rules
Structure The way something is set up or organized
ValueIdeas that people hold dear and try to live
AinuOne culture that developed in japan
KamiClan chief led their clans in rituals that honored

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