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NounEdit

屋根 ‎(hiragana やね, romaji yane)

  1. roof

EtymologyEdit

Houses in ancient Japan were dugouts, where the roof came right down to the ground.[1]

  1. ^ [1] Why does 屋根 means roof and 天井 means ceiling?