Compound of 苧 (ma, “ramie”) + 物 (mono, “thing”). The ma reading for 苧 is non-standard, as mamono likely referred originally to hempen rope or cord, as indicated by the spelling 麻物.
苧物 (hiragana まもの, rōmaji mamono)
- Alternative spelling of 麻物 a rope or cord made from hemp or ramie fibers
- This spelling can be used to indicate a rope or cord made specifically from ramie.