雄叫び

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Etymology 1[edit]

wotakebi → otakebi. Compound of wo (man) and takebi (a roar), from nominalized form of verb takeb- (to be ferocious or manly).

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Noun[edit]

雄叫び (hiragana おたけび, romaji otakebi, historical hiragana をたけび)

  1. acting manly or with authority
  2. raising a valiant scream; a war cry

Etymology 2[edit]

wosakebi → osakebi. Compound of wo (man) and sakebi (a scream), from nominalized form of verb sakeb- (to scream).

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Noun[edit]

雄叫び (hiragana おさけび, romaji osakebi, historical hiragana をさけび)

  1. raising a valiant scream; a war cry