十手

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Japanese[edit]

Antique Japanese iron bar weapon (jitte) and scabbard.
Kanji in this term
じつ > じっ
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
Irregular

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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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