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脇明け, 腋明け, わきあけ

  • wakiake


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • robe worn by military officials with a round collar, unstitched open sides, and no wrapped fabric along the bottom


  • small opening in the side of traditional Japanese clothing (where the sleeve meets the bodice, below the armpit)
  • clothing with such an opening (usu. worn by women or children)

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