Borrowed from Japanese å°ºå
« (shakuhachi), from å°º (shaku, an archaic measure of length approximately equal to 30 centimeters) + å
« (hachi), meaning "eight".
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IPA|/ÊÉkÊ°uËhÉtÊiË/ or /ÊÉkÊ°uhÉtÊiË/
- musici A Japanese flute which is tuned to a pentatonic scale is end-blown like a recorder instead of being held transversely like the Western transverse flute, originally used by Zen Buddhist Monks in the practice of blowing meditation (Suizen).
- vulgar|lang=ja fellatio, oral sex