fusen

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese 不戦 (fusen, not fighting, not competing).

NounEdit

fusen

  1. (sumo) a sumo match that is cancelled due to the absence of one of the rikishi

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

fusen

  1. rōmaji reading of ふせん

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English fȳsan (to send forth, impel, stimulate: drive away, put to flight, banish; hasten, prepare oneself) and Old English gefȳsan (to make ready, cause to hasten, make eager)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fūsen(third-person singular simple present fūseth, present participle fūsende, simple past and past participle fūsed)

  1. To send or bring speedily; to hasten; to launch, to hurl a weapon; to proceed
    He lette þider fusen al þat he hafde ihalden, þat corn of þissen londe.Layamon's Brut, 1275
  2. To put to flight; pursue, to banish, to rush or charge at
    Oþer þu heom fusen, oþer þu heom feolle.Layamon's Brut, 1275
  3. To urge on or exhort

Related termsEdit

  • fus — eager, willing
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