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sickle; scythe; trick

レンren · ケンken
Popularity rank: 1587 Pinyin: lián Korean: gyeom Hán-Việt: liêm
Stroke counts: 18 Grade level: 8 JLPT level: 1 Skip code: 1-8-10

Example Words

鎌止め[kamadome] cutting grass and trees is prohibited
鎌首[kamakubi] sickle-shaped neck (e.g. snake, praying mantis)
鎌倉時代[kamakurajidai] Kamakura period (1185-1333 CE)
鎌足[kamaashi] legs bowed in
鎌鼬[kamaitachi] type Japanese folkloric monster (yokai), thought to be a trio of weasels who appear in a whirlwind to cut their victim
鎌切[imojiri] praying mantis (esp. the narrow-winged mantis, Tenodera angustipennis)
鎌形[kamagata] sickle-shaped
鎖鎌[kusarigama] sickle and chain (weapon)
鎌をかける[kamawokakeru] to trick someone (into confirming or revealing the truth)

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