団扇

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団扇: a Japanese rigid fan.
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Etymology[edit]

Compound of 打ち (uchi, hitting; batting) +‎ (wa, wing). The kanji are ateji.[1]

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Noun[edit]

団扇 (hiragana うちわ, romaji uchiwa)

  1. a rigid hand fan that does not fold
  2. short for 軍配団扇 (​gunbai uchiwa): a rigid fan used for military signaling
  3. a 家紋 (kamon, family crest) featuring an uchiwa design

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3