麻物

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 3

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (ma, hemp) +‎ (mono, thing).

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NounEdit

麻物 (hiragana まもの, romaji mamono)

  1. a rope or cord made from hemp or ramie fibers

Usage notesEdit

This spelling can be used to indicate a rope or cord made specifically from hemp. The alternative spelling 苧物 can be used to indicate a rope or cord made specifically from ramie. In practice, both spellings may be found used without making a distinction.

Last modified on 28 May 2013, at 17:20