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Noun
1. type of sweet made with bean paste (local delicacy in Kyoto); cinnamon-seasoned cracknel (cookie)
2. zigzag bridge
Wikipedia definition
3. Yatsuhashiis a Japanese confectionery sold mainly as a souvenir sweet. It is one of the best known meibutsu (famous regional products) of Kyoto. It is made from glutinous rice flour, sugar and cinnamon. Baked, it is similar to senbei. Raw, unbaked yatsuhashi (Nama yatsuhashi) has a soft, mochi-like texture and is often eaten wrapped around red bean paste, and may come in a variety of different flavours. Most notable to the Kyoto area is the black version of this.
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Other forms
八ツ橋 【やつはし】八橋 【やつはし】八ッ橋 【やつはし】
Notes
八ツ橋: Irregular okurigana usage. 八ッ橋: Irregular okurigana usage.

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