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[てっ()·ぽう()]
teppou
noun

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[てっ()·ぽう()]
teppou

English Meaning(s) for 鉄砲

noun
  1. gun
  2. wooden pole that sumo wrestlers strike in practice (practise)
  3. fugu

Definition and Synonyms for 鉄砲

Gun a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
Synonyms: ガン, 火器, 鉄砲
Rifle a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
Synonyms: ライフル, 小銃, , 鉄砲, , ライフル銃

Meanings for each kanji in 鉄砲

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cannon; gun Kanji Details »

Categories 鉄砲 is a member of

Firearm a portable gun
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Weapon any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 鉄砲

Sample Sentences for 鉄砲

The police compared the fingerprints on the gun with those on the door.
The gun went off while he was cleaning it, and the bullet almost struck his wife.
Let them all come.
That's just a shot in the dark. How do you think you'll succeed by just acting on the spur of the moment like that?

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