nunchaku

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Japanese word, from Min Nan trad. 兩節棍, simpl. 两节棍 (POJ nn̄g-chiat-kùn, IPA(key): /nʌŋ˨˩tɕiat˥˥kun˨˩/)

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: nun‧cha‧ku
  • enPR: nən-chä'ko͞o, IPA(key): /nənˈtʃɑːkuː/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːkuː
  • enPR: nŭn'chŭk", IPA(key): /ˈnʌntʃʌk/
  • Rhymes: -ʌntʃʌk
  • enPR: nŭm'chŭk", IPA(key): /ˈnʌmtʃʌk/
  • Rhymes: -ʌmtʃʌk

NounEdit

nunchaku (countable and uncountable, plural nunchakus)

  1. (martial arts) a weapon consisting of two sticks joined by a chain or cord
  2. A similarly formed device, such as the Wii Nunchuk attachment.

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RomanizationEdit

nunchaku

  1. rōmaji reading of ヌンチャク
Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 21:18