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鎧通し

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 2

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (yoroi, armor) +‎ 通し (tōshi, through).[1] The tōshi changes to dōshi due to rendaku (連濁).

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NounEdit

Antique Edo period Japanese hirazukuri style, yoroidōshi tantō.

鎧通し (hiragana よろいどうし, romaji yoroidōshi)

  1. (weaponry) a straight and stout short sword used for thrusting, intended to pierce armor
  2. (weaponry) an armor-piercing arrowhead
  3. alternate name for the 目木 (​megi), common name for evergreen shrubs of genus Berberis

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3