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EtymologyEdit

 (べい) (bei) +  () () (koma, jukujikun (熟字訓)). The koma reading for 独楽 changes to goma as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

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ベーゴマ

貝独楽 (hiragana べいごま, rōmaji beigoma, alternative reading ベーゴマ, rōmaji bēgoma)

  1. spinning top (traditionally made of Japanese babylon shell)