1. futon (quilted Japanese-style mattress laid out on the floor)
  • あさ
  • になる
  • ふとん布団
  • かたづ片づけます
  • In the morning, we put away our futons.
2. round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves)
Wikipedia definition
3. FutonFuton is an English, a term generally referring to the traditional style of Japanese bedding consisting of padded mattresses and quilts pliable enough to be folded and stored away during the day, allowing the room to serve for purposes other than as a bedroom. The bedding set referred to as futon in Japan fundamentally consists of a shikibuton (敷き布団 bottom mattress) and a kakebuton (掛け布団 thick quilted bedcover).
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Other forms
蒲団 【ふとん】薄団 【ふとん】
布団: Ateji (phonetic) reading. 薄団: Irregular kanji usage.


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