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shaku

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EtymologyEdit

From Japanese shaku.

NounEdit

shaku (uncountable)

  1. a unit of length approximately equivalent to 30.3 cm, ten times a sun, and a tenth of a jō; in the carpenter's square, approximately equivalent to 30.3 cm, and in the cloth measure approximately 37.9 cm

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2003 September 27, M.W. De Visser, Dragon in China and Japan, ISBN 978-0766158399:
  • 1989 September 27, Heino Engel, Measure and Construction of the Japanese House, ISBN 978-0804814928:
  • 1997 September 27, Norma Field, From My Grandmother's Bedside: Sketches of Postwar Tokyo, ISBN 978-0520208445:
  • 2002 September 27, David Jackson, Japanese Cabinetry: The Art & Craft of Tansu, ISBN 978-1586851132:
  • 2006 September 27, Hatsumi Masaaki, Japanese Sword Fighting: Secrets of the Samurai, ISBN 978-4770021984:
  • 2005 September 27, Katherine Mezur, Beautiful Boys/Outlaw Bodies: Devising Kabuki Female-Likeness, ISBN 978-1403967121:
  • 2004 September 27, D.E. Tarver, The Book of Five Rings: Miyamoto Musashi, ISBN 978-0595301249:
  • 2006 September 27, Post Wheeler, The Sacred Scriptures of The Japanese, ISBN 978-1425487874:

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RomanizationEdit

shaku

  1. rōmaji reading of しゃく