松葉杖

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Japanese[edit]

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まつ
Grade: 4
は > ば
Grade: 3
つえ > づえ
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

松葉 (matsuba, pine needle) +‎ (tsue, cane)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

松葉杖 (hiragana まつばづえ, rōmaji matsubazue, historical hiragana まつばづゑ)

  1. a crutch (device to assist in motion as a cane)