と金

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

From the resemblance of the shorthand cursive version of the character (as displayed on the back of the pawns) to the hiragana letter (to).

Noun[edit]

と金 (hiragana ときん, romaji tokin)

  1. (shogi) tokin, a pawn which has been promoted to gold general