🌏 Region(s): Ryukyu (Okinawa)
びんた : binta | define meaning
- The area of hair in front of one's ears, known variously as sideburns, sidelocks, sidecurls, and payot (also: peyot, pe'ot, payos, peyos) in English.
- By association, the upper sides of the cheeks.
Related to standard Japanese びんた binta "a slap in the face" and to the Kagoshima and Tanegashima term びんた binta "head".