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矛, 鉾, 戈, 鋒, 戟, 桙, 槍

Kana Reading
ほこ, とかり
Romaji
hoko, tokari
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    long-handled Chinese spear; lance; pike
    Example sentence
    川越の山車は、いわゆる山車呼ばれる車輪が3もしくは4付いています。 The Kawagoe festival float has the shape of what's called a hoko float. It has three, or four, wheels attached.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    weapon; arms
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    grip of a bow

Examples of 矛, 鉾, 戈, 鋒, 戟, 桙, 槍, ほこ, とかり in a sentence


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