雪達磨

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Japanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (ゆき, yuki):(snow) + 達磨(だるま, daruma):(Bodhidharma)

Noun[edit]

雪達磨 (hiragana ゆきだるま, romaji yukidaruma)

  1. snowman (only two snow balls -head and body, no feet.) see だるま

Usage notes[edit]

  • Yukibotoke 雪仏 "snow Buddha" was used in Japan before Daruma san became popular.