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りん
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EtymologyEdit

A contraction of the slogan on daimyō Takeda Shingen's army banner, 「疾如、徐如、侵掠如、不動如, originally from Sun Tzu's The Art of War

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NounEdit

風林火山 (hiragana ふうりんかざん, rōmaji fūrinkazan, historical hiragana ふうりんくわざん)

  1. (military) "wind-forest-fire-mountain", a military strategy that's based on the premise of being "as swift as the wind, as silent as the forest, as fierce as the fire, as firm as the mountain"