小柄

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

Etymology 1[edit]

From (ko, "small," "little") + (tsuka, "handle")

Noun[edit]

小柄 (hiragana こづか, romaji kozuka)

  1. knife attached to the sheath of a sword

Etymology 2[edit]

From (ko, "small," "little") + (gara, "physique," "build")

Adjectival noun[edit]

小柄 (-na inflection, hiragana こがら, romaji kogara)

  1. small build, short stature

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

小柄 (hiragana こがら, romaji kogara)

  1. small build, short stature

Etymology 3[edit]

From (shō, "small," "little") + (hei, "handle," "handhold")

Noun[edit]

小柄 (hiragana しょうへい, romaji shōhei)

  1. sterigma