穴熊

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あな
Grade: 6
くま > ぐま
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ana, hole) +‎ (kuma, bear). The kuma changes to guma due to rendaku (連濁).

Noun[edit]

穴熊 (hiragana あなぐま, romaji anaguma)

  1. (animal) badger[1]
穴熊
  1. (shogi) Anaguma-tactic (the king is located at the corner of the board and surrounded by the other self-pieces)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.
  2. ^ 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067