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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – a square well, with supports on four sides, and a dot in the middle for the water. Compare .

Han character[edit]

(radical 3 +4, 5 strokes, cangjie input 廿廿戈 (TTI), four-corner 55000, composition)

  1. bowl of food
  2. well

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 81, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 101
  • Dae Jaweon: page 164, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 45, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4E3C

Cantonese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale dam2)

  1. variant of '井'
  2. Sound of something falling in well. Ref: 《集韻》:「丼:投物井中聲。」
  3. Throwing or littering something to lower position.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

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(hiragana どんぶり, romaji donburi)

  1. A large bowl for serving rice and stew.
  2. donburi, a dish served in such a bowl.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeong) (hangeul , revised jeong, McCune-Reischauer chŏng)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jǐng (jing3), Wade-Giles ching3)