絵馬

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Kanji in this term

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うま
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jūbakoyomi
Kanji in this term

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on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

(e, picture) +‎ (ma, horse)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

絵馬 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 繪馬, hiragana えま, romaji ema, historical hiragana ゑま) (alternative reading hiragana えうま, romaji euma, historical hiragana ゑうま)

  1. (Shinto) an ema, a small wooden plaque on which Shinto worshippers write their prayers or wishes, usually with the picture of a horse on it