くノ一

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いち
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From the three strokes of the kanji , woman, pronounced respectively as if they are in hiragana ‎(ku), katakana ‎(no), and kanji  (いち) ‎(ichi).

Noun[edit]

くノ一 ‎(hiragana くのいち, romaji kunoichi)

  1. a female ninja

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