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, きば, き
tusk, fang
, げ
Obscure term
1. tooth
See 象牙・ぞうげ
2. ivory
, ぞうげ
, がじょう
stronghold (esp. of an enemy or opponent), inner citadel, bastion
, そうが
1. claws and fangs, claws and tusks
2. clutches, devious design, means of causing harm, weapon
3. pawn, stooge, cat's-paw
4. right-hand man
, , がりゅう
dragon's fang
, がほ
brokerage, mediation, fencing (of stolen goods)
, がとう
flagstaff decorated with ivory carried by the emperor or a general
, 数間, 仲, すあい, すわい
broker, brokerage, brokerage fee
, ぶつげ
Buddhist term
tooth of Buddha recovered from his cremated ashes
がむし, , ガムシ
Usually in kana
water scavenger beetles (Hydrophilidae family)
, しがじょう
, ぞうげいろ
, ぞうげしつ
dentin, dentine
きばうみにな, 海蜷, キバウミニナ
Usually in kana
mud creeper (Terebralia palustris)
, 猪, ちょきぶね
long, thin, roofless small boat (used as a river taxi during the Edo period)
新象, しんぞうげ
ivory-like plastic (used for mahjong tiles, shogi pieces, etc.)
疾患, しがしっかん
dental disease
の塔, ぞうげのとう
ivory tower
取引, ぞうげとりひき
ivory trade
細工, ぞうげざいく
ivory carving
関緊急, がかんきんきゅう
trismus, lockjaw
ぞうげやし, 象椰子, ゾウゲヤシ
Usually in kana
ivory palm (Phytelephas macrocarpa)
をとぐ, を研ぐ, きばをとぐ
Expression, Godan verb
to sharpen one's fangs
を剥く, をむく, を剝く, きばをむく
Expression, Godan verb
to bare one's fangs, to snarl at
くろばなろうげ, 黒花狼, クロバナロウゲ
Usually in kana
purple marshlocks (Comarum palustre), swamp cinquefoil, marsh cinquefoil
, しが
teeth (and tusks)
矯正術, しがきょうせいじゅつ
, どくが
1. poison fang
See 毒牙にかかる・どくがにかかる
2. sinister ways, crooked means, clutches, wily ways, dirty trick
にかかる, どくがにかかる
Expression, Godan verb, See 毒牙・どくが・2
to fall victim (to), to get into the clutches (of)
ジャマイカ, 買加
Usually in kana
ハンガリー, 洪, 匈
Usually in kana
ブルガリア, 勃
Usually in kana
ポルトガル, 葡萄
Usually in kana
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