fusen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 不戦 ‎(fusen, not fighting, not competing).

Noun[edit]

fusen

  1. (sumo) a sumo match that is cancelled due to the absence of one of the rikishi

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fusen

  1. rōmaji reading of ふせん

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English fȳsan ‎(to send forth, impel, stimulate: drive away, put to flight, banish; hasten, prepare oneself) and Old English gefȳsan ‎(to make ready, cause to hasten, make eager)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fūsen (third-person singular simple present fūseth, present participle fūsende, simple past and past participle fūsed)

  1. To send or bring speedily; to hasten; to launch, to hurl a weapon; to proceed
    He lette þider fusen al þat he hafde ihalden, þat corn of þissen londe.Layamon's Brut, 1275
  2. To put to flight; pursue, to banish, to rush or charge at
    Oþer þu heom fusen, oþer þu heom feolle.Layamon's Brut, 1275
  3. To urge on or exhort

Related terms[edit]

  • fus — eager, willing