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ばち (romaji bachi)
- 撥: plectrum or pick of Japanese traditional musical instruments such as biwa and the shamisen.
- 桴, 枹: drum sticks, (in English) the sticks used to play taiko drums.
- 罰: divine punishment
- 罰: (Hawaiian, slang): loosely "what goes around comes around". A mysterious force of divine retribution