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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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Save time for a jinriksha
ride into the town centre with a stop at Khoo Kongsi.
Turning right, you'll see the triangular apex of the 1903 Jinriksha
Station (7) at the corner where South Bridge, Tanjong Pagar, and Maxwell roads converge.