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A "soroban" is a type of Japanese abacus.
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soroban
noun
  1. abacus
toha
particle
  1. indicates word or phrase being defined
nihon
nippon
noun
  1. Japan
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
abaka
noun
  1. abaca (Musa textilis)
baka
noun
  1. fool; idiot; trivial matter; folly; absurdity
  2. foolish; stupid; dull; absurd; ridiculous
ka
counter
  1. counter for the ichi-ni-san counting system (usu. directly preceding the item being counted); a noun read using its on-yomi
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
koto
koto
koto
noun
  1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
  2. stringed instrument
  3. zheng (Chinese zither); guzheng

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