or rick·sha, rik·i·sha, rik·shaw
Origin of rickshaw
Examples from the Web for rikisha
In Canton the streets are not wide enough for the 'rikisha, and both the pony and the donkey are conspicuous by their absence.
In the mountainous regions the chair and kago take the place of the 'rikisha.
Didn't I make a deal with you last night to be my rikisha boy today?A Yankee in the Far East|George Hoyt Allen
I will send you in good Tanaka's 'rikisha, he will take good care of you and bring you back at tiffin time.Captain June|Alice Hegan Rice
The trip each way occupied about four hours; each 'rikisha had two pushers and the men had three hours rest at noon.
British Dictionary definitions for rikisha
Word Origin for rickshaw
Word Origin and History for rikisha
1887, shortened form of jinrikisha, popularized by Kipling, from Japanese jin "a man" + riki "power" + sha "carriage."