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We found 6 words and 1 kanji matching '矛:ほこ'
Word search: 6 words contain 矛 read as ほこ
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noun
1. long-handled Chinese spear; lance; pike
2. weapon; arms
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1. point of spear; spearhead  (see also: 鋒先)
2. brunt; aim of attack; force of argument
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noun
kanji "spear" radical at left
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noun
spear-shaped Japanese cedar  (see also: )
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noun
bronze hoko; bronze halberd; bronze spearhead  (see also: )
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expression, ichidan verb
to sheathe one's sword; to lay down arms; to bury the hatchet
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Kanji search: 1 match
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ム   ほこ halberd   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   
ヨ    previously, in advance   
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katakana 'ma'   
チョウ   テイ    a (city) block; counter for long/narrow things, blocks of tofu   
 
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