A small, two-wheeled carriage drawn by one or two persons.
Alternative Form of jinriksha - jinrikisha, jinricksha
Other Word Forms
Origin of jinriksha
- Japanese jinrikisha jin person (from Middle Chinese rin) riki strength (from Middle Chinese lik) sha cart, carriage, vehicle (from Middle Chinese tʂhia) (probably of Indo-European origin) (Tocharian A kukäl) (Tocharian B kokale wagon) kwel-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Japanese 人力車 (じんりきしゃ, jinrikisha).