Tatami


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Tatami

A thick straw floor mat in a Japanese house covered with finely woven reeds and bound with plain or decorated bands of silk, cotton, or hemp; its size of 3 feet by 6 feet is used as a standard unit of measurement.

tatami

A thick straw mat serving as floor covering in the Japanese house. Used as standard unit of floor area, approx. 3 ft by 6 ft (1 m by 2 m).
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Hanakohro is a relaxing oasis of calm nestled in the bustling capital, offering 16 individual Japanese-style ryokan rooms, with tatami floors and fitted with low beds and sofas.
The rooms are measured base on the number of tatami mats it can accommodate, ensuring proportionality throughout the house.
The subject of the contract is the supply of tatami - sports safety floors.
Since the judo federation is like a big family, he knows many athletes personally, even outside of the tatami room.
Tatami rooms are furnished with low tables and floor cushions for sitting.
Also, the interiors are original, with seating designed to resemble traditional tatami mats, a classic feature of Japanese culture.
Port Talbot-based Tatami Fightwear, which already sponsors a number of fighters and teams worldwide, has received a PS220,000 loan from Finance Wales for additional stock and a new embroidery machine.
Words like futon, tatami, fusuma, and shoji required translators to add explanatory footnotes, incorporate explanations into the text, or blur the English.
THE Welsh Institute of Sport (WIS), Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, hosted the final Welsh Kids BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) League event, sponsored by Tatami Fightwear, at which the Welsh Junior BJJ Champions were announced.
The 38-year-old Edinburgh Sportif Judo coach came out of a decade-long retirement to fight in Glasgow, and his endeavour was rewarded as he defeated beaten semi-finalist Daniel Le Grange of South Africa with an ippon score, given on video review - and promptly did a full back-flip on the tatami mat in celebration.
and 5 a.m., APL.) A Japanese teahouse is built for a family in Seattle that features shoji screens, tatami mats and a low table with a sunken floor, and a deck that overlooks the client's gardens and koi ponds.
The favourite beat Tickity Boo by two lengths while Basmn was third and Kyoma Tatami fourth.