鎧通し

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鎧通し (yoroidōshi): An antique Edo-period yoroidōshi in the hirazukuri style.
Kanji in this term
よろい
Jinmeiyō
とお(し) > どお(し)
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of ‎(yoroi, armor) +‎ 通し ‎(tōshi, passing one thing through another).[1] The tōshi changes to dōshi due to rendaku (連濁).

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Noun[edit]

鎧通し ‎(hiragana よろいどうし, romaji yoroidōshi)

  1. (weaponry) a straight and stout short sword used for thrusting, intended to pierce armor
  2. (weaponry) an armor-piercing arrowhead
  3. alternate name for the 目木 (めぎ) ‎(megi), common name for evergreen shrubs of genus Berberis

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 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