将棋倒し

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology[edit]

将棋 (shōgi, Japanese chess) plus the nominative form of 倒す (taosu, knock over), with 連濁 (rendaku)

Noun[edit]

将棋倒し (hiragana しょうぎだおし, romaji shōgidaoshi)

  1. falling over one after another, falling like dominoes, going like ninepins
  2. a stampede resulting in injury
  3. standing up shogi pieces in a line and knocking them over