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See also: 竹马

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ChineseEdit

bamboo horse; surname
trad. (竹馬)
simp. (竹马)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

竹馬

  1. a bamboo stick used as a toy horse
  2. a bamboo horse used in a folk dance

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちく
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
on’yomi
Kanji in this term
たけ
Grade: 1
うま
Grade: 2
kun’yomi
 竹馬 on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From (take, chiku, bamboo) +‎ (uma, ba, horse).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

竹馬 (hiragana たけうま, rōmaji takeuma, alternative reading ちくば, rōmaji chikuba)

  1. (literally) a bamboo horse (bamboo toy that resembles a horse that children can ride on)
  2. bamboo stilts (walking pole)
  3. walking on bamboo stilts

(alternative reading hiragana ちくば, romaji chikuba)

  1. Synonym of 幼時 (yōji, childhood) (time when one is a child)

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