rickshaw

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A rickshaw in Kyoto.

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From Japanese 力車 (rikisha), an abbreviation of 人力車 (jinrikisha), from Middle Chinese 人力 (nyin lik, human power) + (t͡ʃʰæ, cart) (compare Mandarin 人力車 (rénlìchē)). Invented in Japan circa 1869.

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rickshaw (plural rickshaws)

  1. A two-wheeled carriage pulled along by a person

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rickshaw (third-person singular simple present rickshaws, present participle rickshawing, simple past and past participle rickshawed)

  1. to move someone by means of a rickshaw (noun sense)

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