苧物

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 3

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ma, ramie) +‎ (mono, thing). The ma reading for is non-standard, as mamono likely referred originally to hempen rope or cord, as indicated by the spelling 麻物.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

苧物 (hiragana まもの, romaji mamono)

  1. Alternative spelling of 麻物: a rope or cord made from hemp or ramie fibers
    This spelling can be used to indicate a rope or cord made specifically from ramie.