御庭番

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
にわ
Grade: 3
ばん
Grade: 2
yutōyomi

Noun[edit]

御庭番 (hiragana おにわばん, romaji oniwaban)

  1. A group of onmitsu, government-employed undercover agents, established by the 8th Tokugawa shogun, Tokugawa Yoshimune (1684–1751). Sometimes described as ninja.

See also[edit]