shuriken

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 手裏剣 (しゅりけん shuriken), from Middle Chinese (ʃúw "hand") + ( "inside") + (kjæ̀m "sword").

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Noun[edit]

shuriken (plural shurikens or shuriken)

  1. A dart or throwing blade, sometimes with multiple points, used as a weapon by ninja (or samurai).

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

shuriken

  1. Rōmaji transcription of しゅりけん

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

shuriken m or f (in variation) (plural shurikens or shuriken)

  1. shuriken (throwing blade with multiple points used by ninjas)