重籐弓

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Hyōgaiji Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 重籐 (shigedō, a black-lacquered archery bow wrapped in strips of rattan) +‎ (yumi, bow). The yumi is redundant, but is used to clarify the meaning, as shigedō is not a very common word in modern Japanese.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɕiŋe̞do̞ː jɯᵝmi]

Noun[edit]

重籐弓 (hiragana しげどうゆみ, romaji shigedō yumi)

  1. (weaponry) a black-lacquered archery bow wrapped in strips of rattan

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