小判

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ばん
Grade: 5
yutōyomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

小判 ‎(hiragana こばん, romaji koban)

  1. A gold coin of feudal Japan, with a face value of one ‎(ryō).

Usage notes[edit]

Also called ōban.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3