麻笥

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

From Old Japanese. Compound of (o, flax, ramie) +‎ (ke, a container, especially for foodstuffs or tableware).

Noun[edit]

麻笥 (hiragana おけ, romaji oke, historical hiragana をけ)

  1. Alternative form of : a tub, a bucket, a basin.

Usage notes[edit]

The spelling is more common.