十手

JapaneseEdit

Antique Japanese iron bar weapon (jitte) and scabbard.
Kanji in this term
じつ > じっ
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
Irregular

Alternative formsEdit

  • 實手

NounEdit

十手 (hiragana じって, romaji jitte)

  1. (weaponry) a Japanese martial arts truncheon:
    A specialized weapon used by police in Edo period Japan. Sometimes incorrectly spelled jutte in English-language sources.

Derived termsEdit

  • 十手術 (じってじゅつ, ​jitte jutsu): jitte technique

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 08:08