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Scripts 籠目, 香籠(Japanese Kanji) かごめ(Japanese Hiragana)

Meaning & History

From Japanese kanji 籠目 (kagome) that indicates the shape of the holes in a traditional basket (hexagon), the woven material and the basket itself which was often used as a birdcage. Kagome can derive also from 香籠 (kagome) an obsolete combination meaning "fragrance; incense".

Other kanji combinations are possible.

Kagome Kagome (かごめかごめ, or 籠目籠目) is a Japanese children's game and the song associated with it.

Kagome Higurashi is the main character in the famous franchise 'Inuyasha'. Her name was referred to the caged bird in the traditional song.
Added 8/10/2008 by TheGaaraLufferxo
Edited 3/9/2020 by Mike C, Felie, LMS and more