小判

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ばん
Grade: 5
yutōyomi

Noun[edit]

小判 (hiragana こばん, romaji koban)

  1. A gold coin of feudal Japan, with a face value of one (ryō).

Usage notes[edit]

Also called ōban.

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