shaku

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese shaku.

Noun[edit]

shaku (uncountable)

  1. a unit of length approximately equivalent to 30.3 cm, ten times a sun, and a tenth of a jō; in the carpenter's square, approximately equivalent to 30.3 cm, and in the cloth measure approximately 37.9 cm

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References[edit]

  • 2003 November 21, M.W. De Visser, Dragon in China and Japan, ISBN 978-0766158399:
  • 1989 November 21, Heino Engel, Measure and Construction of the Japanese House, ISBN 978-0804814928:
  • 1997 November 21, Norma Field, From My Grandmother's Bedside: Sketches of Postwar Tokyo, ISBN 978-0520208445:
  • 2002 November 21, David Jackson, Japanese Cabinetry: The Art & Craft of Tansu, ISBN 978-1586851132:
  • 2006 November 21, Hatsumi Masaaki, Japanese Sword Fighting: Secrets of the Samurai, ISBN 978-4770021984:
  • 2005 November 21, Katherine Mezur, Beautiful Boys/Outlaw Bodies: Devising Kabuki Female-Likeness, ISBN 978-1403967121:
  • 2004 November 21, D.E. Tarver, The Book of Five Rings: Miyamoto Musashi, ISBN 978-0595301249:
  • 2006 November 21, Post Wheeler, The Sacred Scriptures of The Japanese, ISBN 978-1425487874:

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Romanization[edit]

shaku

  1. rōmaji reading of しゃく