Definition of 櫓

  • oar
  • tower

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • やぐら
  • おおだて

Popular Words With This Kanji

櫓, 矢倉, やぐら

turret, watchtower, high wooden stage, scaffolding, wooden frame (of a kotatsu), weapons storehouse

櫓櫂, 艪櫂, ろかい

sculls and paddles

物見櫓, ものみやぐら

watchtower

櫓太鼓, やぐらだいこ

drums which announce the opening of a stage performance or commencement of sumo bouts, the sound produced by such drums

櫓投げ, やぐらなげ

inner thigh throw (sumo)

櫓杭, 艪杭, ろぐい

fulcrum peg (fitted into the cavity in an oar as part of a traditional oarlock)

櫓臍, 艪臍, ろべそ

fulcrum peg (fitted into the cavity in an oar as part of a traditional oarlock)

火の見櫓, 火の見やぐら, ひのみやぐら

fire lookout, watchtower

見櫓, 見せ櫓, みせやぐら

observation tower, scout tower

櫓, 艪, ろ

Japanese scull (oar attached to the rear of the boat by a traditional peg-in-hole oarlock)


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