鉄砲

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
てつ > てっ
Grade: 3
ほう > ぽう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

鉄砲 (hiragana てっぽう, romaji teppō)

  1. gun
  2. (Kansai, slang) pufferfish, 河豚 (ふぐ) (fugu), punning on  ()たる (ataru, poisoned or shot). I.e., a pufferfish is something that can poison you, just as a gun is something that can shoot you.