Yachimun is Uchinaguchi (ancient Okinawan/Ryukyuan language) for POTTERY. In standard Japanese
the word is YAKIMONO. "Sato" is the word for village. "no" is the same as the apostrophe-S ('s) in English.
Ergo Yachimun no Sato means the "Potters' Village".
In 1682 all of Okinawa's potters from the Chibana, Takaraguchi, and Wakuta kilns were gathered by the royal court
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