陣貝

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

Compound of +‎ . The kai reading for changes to gai due to rendaku.

Noun[edit]

陣貝 (hiragana じんがい, rōmaji jingai)

  1. a Triton's trumpet (Charonia tritonis) shell used in ancient times as a horn to signal troop movements

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