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A romanization of Japanese (shaku). Doublet of chi and chek.

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shaku (plural shaku or shakus)

  1. The Japanese foot, a traditional Japanese unit of length equal to 10 sun or 1/10 of a , now standardized as equal to 10/33 of a meter.

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  • De Visser, M.W. (2003) Dragon in China and Japan, →ISBN
  • Engel, Heino (1989) Measure and Construction of the Japanese House, →ISBN
  • Field, Norma (1997) From My Grandmother's Bedside: Sketches of Postwar Tokyo, →ISBN
  • Jackson, David (2002) Japanese Cabinetry: The Art & Craft of Tansu, →ISBN
  • Masaaki, Hatsumi (2006) Japanese Sword Fighting: Secrets of the Samurai, →ISBN
  • Mezur, Katherine (2005) Beautiful Boys/Outlaw Bodies: Devising Kabuki Female-Likeness, →ISBN
  • Tarver, D.E. (2004) The Book of Five Rings: Miyamoto Musashi, →ISBN
  • Wheeler, Post (2006) The Sacred Scriptures of The Japanese, →ISBN

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  1. Rōmaji transcription of しゃく