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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

屋根 (hiragana やね, rōmaji yane)

  1. roof

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Why does 屋根 means roof and 天井 means ceiling? - Japanese Language Stack Exchange