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Kusarigama at Iwakuni Castle
Kanji in this term
くさり
Grade: S
かま > がま
Grade: S
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (kusari, chain) +‎ (gama, sickle).

NounEdit

鎖鎌 (hiragana くさりがま, rōmaji kusarigama)

  1. (weaponry) a Japanese martial arts chain weapon, that consists of a kama, (, the Japanese equivalent of a sickle), on a length of kusari, (, metal chain), with a heavy fundo, (分銅, iron weight), at the end.

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