Definition of 鉾

  • halberd
  • arms
  • festival float

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ボウ
  • ほこ

Popular Words With This Kanji

矛先, 鉾先, 鋒, ほこさき

point of spear, brunt, aim of attack, force of argument

蒲鉾, かまぼこ

(processed) fish paste

矛, 鉾, 戈, 鋒, 戟, 桙, 槍, ほこ, とかり

long-handled Chinese spear, lance, pike, weapon, arms, grip of a bow

山鉾, やまぼこ

festival float mounted with a decorative halberd

鯱, 鯱鉾, しゃちほこ, しゃっちょこ, さちほこ

mythical carp with the head of a lion and the body of a fish (auspicious protectors of well-being)

銅矛, 銅鉾, どうほこ, どうぼこ

bronze hoko, bronze halberd, bronze spearhead

矛杉, 鉾杉, ほこすぎ

spear-shaped Japanese cedar

筋蒲鉾, すじかまぼこ

gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.)

蒲鉾兵舎, かまぼこへいしゃ

Quonset hut

揚げ蒲鉾, あげかまぼこ

deep-fried kamaboko


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