bokken

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See also: bocken and Bocken

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 木剣 (ぼっけん, bokken, wooden sword), see below.

Noun[edit]

bokken (plural bokkens or bokken)

  1. A wooden katana, used as a training sword

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Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, cognate with (a/to) buck, German Bock, bocken etc.

Verb[edit]

bokken (past singular bokte, past participle gebokt)

  1. (literally uncommon) To buck, said of a quadruped, e.g. a horse: to leap upward while arching its back
  2. To react to opposition or adversity grumpily and capriciously, like a crossed spoiled child
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Noun[edit]

bokken

  1. Plural form of bok (all senses and etymologies)

Etymology 2[edit]

Germanic

Verb[edit]

bokken (past singular bokte, past participle gebokt)

  1. Alternative form of bukken
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bokken

  1. rōmaji reading of ぼっけん