nunchaku
noun (plural nunchakus or nunchaku) Etymology: Japanese dialect (Okinawa) Date: 1970 a weapon that consists of two hardwood sticks joined at their ends by a short length of rawhide, cord, or chain

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  • nunchaku — [ nunʃaku ] n. m. • 1972; mot jap. ♦ Arme d origine japonaise, formée de deux bâtons reliés à leur extrémité la plus mince par une chaîne ou une corde; fléau d armes. ● nunchaku nom masculin Sorte de fléau d armes d origine japonaise. nunchaku… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nunchaku — For other meanings of this and similar words, see Nunchaku (disambiguation). Various types of nunchaku Nunchaku (ヌンチャク, nunchaku …   Wikipedia

  • Nunchaku — Différents types de nunchaku japonais à deux bâtons. Le nunchaku (ヌンチャク 双節棍, sōsetsukon?) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nunchaku — Varios tipos de nunchakus. El nunchaku (japonés: ヌンチャク nunchaku) (chino: 雙節棍 shuāng jié gùn, 兩節棍 liǎng jié gùn, o 二節棍 èr jié gùn) es un arma de artes marciales asiáticas formada básicamente por dos palos muy cortos de entre 30 y 60 cm unidos en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Nunchaku — El nunchaku (ヌンチャク) es un arma de artes marciales japonesa …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • nunchaku — {{#}}{{LM N43063}}{{〓}} {{[}}nunchaku{{]}} ‹nun·cha·ku› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} → {{↑}}nunchaco{{↓}} …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • nunchaku — ˈnənˌchək, nünˈchäk(ˌ)ü noun (nunchakus or nunchaku) Etymology: Japanese dialect (Okinawa) : a weapon of Japanese origin made of two hardwood sticks joined at one end by a short length of rawhide, cord, or chain …   Useful english dictionary

  • nunchaku — /nun chah kooh/, n. Sometimes, nunchakus. an Oriental hand weapon for defense against frontal assault, consisting of two foot long hardwood sticks joined by a chain or thick cord that stretches to body width. Also, nun chucks /nun chuks /. Also… …   Universalium

  • nunchaku — noun /nənˈtʃɑːkuː,ˈnʌntʃʌk,ˈnʌmtʃʌk/ a) a weapon consisting of two sticks joined by a chain or cord b) A similarly formed device, such as the attachment …   Wiktionary

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