See also: Shimada

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Borrowed from Japanese 島田.

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shimada (plural shimadas)

  1. A traditional type of formal hairstyle for unmarried women in Japan, whereby the hair is gathered together and fastened to the top of the head.

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  1. Rōmaji transcription of しまだ

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shimada (possessed shimadai)

  1. arrow (weapon)

References edit

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011), “shimada”, in Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana, Lyon
  • Hall, Katherine Lee (1988), “shima:da”, in The morphosyntax of discourse in De'kwana Carib, volume I and II, Saint Louis, Missouri: PhD Thesis, Washington University, page 290
  • Hall, Katherine (2007), “šimāda”, in Mary Ritchie Key & Bernard Comrie, editors, The Intercontinental Dictionary Series[1], Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, published 2021