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Reading restricted to 鋒
Noun (futsuumeishi)
long-handled Chinese spear, lance, pikeépieu, hallebarde

Meaning restricted to ほこ
weapon, arms

Meaning restricted to ほこ
grip of a bowHellebarde, Spieß, Speer

ON: ム, ボウKUN: ほこ
halberd, arms, festival float

ON: ボウ, ムKUN: ほこ
halberd, arms, festival float

ON: KUN: ほこ, ほこづくり
halberd, arms, festival car, float, tasselled spear radical (no. 62)

ON: ホウKUN: きっさき, とかり, ほこさき
dagger, sword's point, festival car, float

ON: ゲキKUN: ほこ
halbert, arms

ON: KUN: ほこ

ON: ソウ, ショウKUN: やり
spear, lance, javelin

Example sentences
彼は敵目がけて槍を投げつけた。Parts: (かれ), (てき), 目がける (めがける), (やり), 投げつける (なげつける)Il s'élança à travers le hall et grimpa les escaliers.
He darted a spear at his enemy.

川越の山車は、いわゆる鉾山車と呼ばれる形で、車輪が3つ、もしくは4つ付いています。Parts: 山車 (だし), 所謂 (いわゆる), (ほこ), 山車 (だし), 呼ばれる (よばれる), (かたち), 車輪 (しゃりん), 三つ (みっつ), 若しくは (もしくは), 四つ (よっつ), 付く (つく)The Kawagoe festival float has the shape of what's called a hoko float. It has three, or four, wheels attached.

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