しりとり

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For pronunciation and definitions of しりとり – see the following entry.
尻取り
[noun] A Japanese word game wherein each player must produce a word that begins with the kana that the previous player's word ended with. Only nouns may be used. Words may not be repeated, and a player who chooses a word ending in ん (n) loses, since no normal Japanese noun begins with ん (n). Word chain.
[noun] capping verses
Alternative spelling
尻取
(This term, しりとり, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)