湯桶読み

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
とう
Jinmeiyō
よ(み)
Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 湯桶 (yutō, a hot-water bucket or spouted container) +‎ 読み (yomi, reading, pronunciation). For the way in which the word 湯桶 is read with a kun'yomi for the first kanji and an on'yomi for the second kanji.

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Noun[edit]

湯桶読み (hiragana ゆとうよみ, romaji yutōyomi)

  1. A reading pattern for certain kanji compound words, using the native Japanese kun'yomi for the first kanji, and the Chinese-derived on'yomi for the second kanji.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9