Door In Japanese
Japanese words for door include ドア 扉 戸 入り口 戸口 門戸 門口 間の戸 and 合いの戸.
Door in japanese. In japanese you will refer to the japanese style door as 戸 と. Where light transmission is not needed the similar but opaque fusuma is used oshiire closet doors for instance. This is a door that opens on hinges. That being said i can t really say that i have heard 戸 used very often.
Shoji usually slide but may occasionally be hung or hinged especially in more rustic styles. In english we would refer to them as sliding doors. Shoji doors are widely used to separate bedroom and bathroom or dressing room living room and dining area or kitchen. A shoji 障 しょう 子 じ shōji japanese pronunciation.
Learn more in the cambridge english japanese dictionary. Is a door window or room divider used in traditional japanese architecture consisting of translucent or transparent sheets on a lattice frame. These doors would slide on a track. Doors in japanese style harmoniously fit into any interior both in large living room as room dividers or in small rooms.