ChineseEdit

 
small; tiny; few
small; tiny; few; young
hammer; mallet; pestle
simp. and trad.
(小槌)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

小槌

  1. small hammer or mallet; gavel

JapaneseEdit

 
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小槌 (kozuchi): various hammers or mallets, with the small hammers on the right.
 
小槌 (kozuchi): a gavel.
Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
つち > づち
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (ko, small) +‎ (tsuchi, hammer, mallet). The tsuchi changes to zuchi as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

小槌(こづち) (kozuchi

  1. a small mallet or hammer
  2. (law, legislative) a wooden gavel

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN