十手

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十手 (jitte): Antique Japanese iron truncheon and scabbard.
Kanji in this term
じっ
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
jūbakoyomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (jiʔ, ten; cross, goon reading) +‎ (te, hand, kun reading).

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Noun[edit]

十手 ‎(hiragana じって, romaji jitte)

  1. (weaponry) a Japanese martial arts truncheon:
    A specialized weapon used by police in Edo period Japan. Sometimes incorrectly spelled jutte in English-language sources.

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See also[edit]

(さい, ​sai)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9