Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level

俵責め

Kana Reading
たわらぜめ
Romaji
tawarazeme
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    Edo-period form of torture in which criminals were stuffed into straw bags with their heads exposed, piled together, and whipped (commonly used on Christians)

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