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Restored house thatched with cogon grass
Cise means house in the Ainu language. “Se” is pronounced in a higher tone than “ci.” This word has often been used, especially in Japanese text, only for houses in olden days that were thatched with cogon or bamboo grass.
photo courtesy: The Ainu Museum