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jinrikisha

or jin路rick路sha

[ jin-rik-shaw, -shah ]
/ d蕭瑟n藞r瑟k 蕛蓴, -蕛蓱 /
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Also jin路rick路shaw, jin路rik路sha .

Origin of jinrikisha

First recorded in 1870鈥75; from Japanese, equivalent to jin 鈥渕an, person鈥 + -riki 鈥減ower, strength鈥 + -sha 鈥渧ehicle, carriage鈥 (from Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese r茅nl矛 sh膿 )

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British Dictionary definitions for jinrikisha

jinrikisha

jinricksha, jinrickshaw or jinriksha

/ (d蕭瑟n藞r瑟k蕛蓴藧, -蕛蓹) /

noun
other names for rickshaw

Word Origin for jinrikisha

C19: from Japanese, from jin man + riki power + sha carriage
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