轆轤首

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Chinese[edit]

well pulley
 
head; chief; first (occasion); first (thing); measure word for poems
trad. (轆轤首) 轆轤
simp. (辘轳首) 辘轳
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Noun[edit]

轆轤首

  1. (Japanese mythology) rokurokubi

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 轆轤 (rokuro, lathe) +‎ (kubi, neck).

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Noun[edit]

轆轤首 (hiragana ろくろくび, rōmaji rokurokubi)

  1. an imaginary creature with a long neck that can stretch or shrink at will