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八橋

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
や(つ)
Grade: 1
はし
Grade: 3
kun'yomi
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EtymologyEdit

The name is thought to either derive from the shape, resembling a koto in memory of Yatsuhashi Kengyō, an early-Edo period musician who started the modern tradition of koto music; or from the location where it was first prepared, which was close to Mikawa-no-kuni Yatsuhashi, an area in modern-day Chiba Prefecture.

NounEdit

八橋 (hiragana やつはし, romaji yatsuhashi)

  1. a Japanese confectionery which is a famous regional food of Kyoto