やわら

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Noun[edit]

やわら ‎(romaji yawara)

  1. : a small handheld metal weapon; like a 'fist-iron'; either one or two small, thick sticks which stick out about an inch from each side of the hand--usually used in pairs to initiate throws, bone breaks, and pressure point strikes; inspired by the vajra/kongō.