首切り

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
くび
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
kun'yomi

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Noun[edit]

首切り (hiragana くびきり, romaji kubikiri)

  1. Decapitation as a method of execution.
  2. Dismissal from one's post.
  3. A small sword used by samurai for cutting off heads of opponents.

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