手鉤

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Grade: 1 Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (te, hand) +‎ (kagi, hook).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

手鉤 (hiragana てかぎ, romaji tekagi)

  1. a small fire hook used by firemen: a steel-reinforced wooden handle of some 60 centimeters with a hook about halfway, used by the fire chief
  2. a hook used for handling large fish in a fish store or market, or for handling packages or freight, with a handle of some 30 centimeters with a hook on the end
  3. a hook used by fishermen to help lift large fish, consisting of a hook on the end of a long pole
  4. (weaponry) alternate name for a tekkō kagi, a Japanese hand weapon

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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. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. 3.0 3.1 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