Last modified on 13 December 2013, at 01:52

鉄砲

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
てつ > てっ
Grade: 3
ほう > ぽう
Grade: S
on'yomi

NounEdit

鉄砲 (hiragana てっぽう, romaji teppō)

  1. gun
  2. (Kansai, slang) pufferfish, 河豚 (ふぐ) (fugu), punning on  ()たる (ataru, poisoned or shot). I.e., a pufferfish is something that can poison you, just as a gun is something that can shoot you.