絵馬

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
うま
Grade: 2
jūbakoyomi
Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

‎(e, picture) +‎ ‎(ma, horse)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

絵馬 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 繪馬, hiragana えま, romaji ema, historical hiragana ゑま) (alternative reading hiragana えうま, romaji euma, historical hiragana ゑうま)

  1. (Shintō) an ema, a small wooden plaque on which Shinto worshippers write their prayers or wishes, usually with the picture of a horse on it