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jin·rik·sha or jin·rick·sha also jin·riki·sha (jĭn-rĭk′shô′)
A small, two-wheeled carriage drawn by one or two persons.
(from Middle Chinese rin
) + riki
(from Middle Chinese lik
) + sha
, cart, carriage, vehicle
(from Middle Chinese tʂhia
, probably of Indo-European origin
; akin to Tocharian A kukäl
, Tocharian B kokale
); see kwel-
in Indo-European roots
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. Their resentment was motivated by their own economic status but others resented the SERC out of spiritual belief.
Lloyd writes of visiting the "native quarter" and, while passing a big pond filled with lotuses, having her jinricksha
overtaken by a native who had been "lurking around" the shop where she was buying material for a new dress (The Week 27 Dec.