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See also: はち and ぱち

JapaneseEdit

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ばち (rōmaji bachi)

  1. : plectrum for instruments such as the biwa and shamisen
  2. , : drum stick for instruments such as the taiko and gong
  3. : divine punishment
  4. : (Hawaiian, slang): loosely "what goes around comes around". A mysterious force of divine retribution