かがせ

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Japanese[edit]

Alternative spelling 案山子

Etymology[edit]

Shift from either かかし (kakashi) or かがし (kagashi).

Noun[edit]

かがせ (rōmaji kagase)

  1. (rare) a foul scent placed in rice paddies to keep animals away
    Synonym: おどし (odoshi)
  2. (rare, by extension) a scarecrow
    Synonyms: かかし (kakashi), かがし (kagashi), そおず (sōzu)