Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Pillow Substitute

I don't think it's extra amusing or something but somehow, I just like this word. Or even the fact there is a word (noun & verb!) for it.

Japanese: 腕枕
Reading: udemakura
Meaning: using an arm as a pillow
Literally: arm pillow

The arm can be your own, or it can be someone else's.
As long as you sleep on an arm, it's udemakura!
I even saw somewhere there is kind of a half pillow with a fake arm extension to give you the ultimate arm pillow experience :P

Good night!


  1. thanks for posting this, my J-bf does this all the time and I'm happy to know there's a concise word for it in Japanese :3

    1. Thanks for reading :)
      I'm surprised all the time by the amount of concise words for various things they have that English doesn't have.

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