yagura

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese (tower, turret, keep, scaffold).

Noun[edit]

yagura (plural yagura)

  1. (sumo) A high wooden tower in front of a sumo arena from which a yobidashi beats the taiko drum each day before and after each tournament.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

yagura

  1. Rōmaji transcription of やぐら