五右衛門風呂

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

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もん
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ふ > ぶ
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on’yomi Irregular goon
Alternative spelling
五右衞門風呂 (kyūjitai)
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Etymology[edit]

From 五右衛門 (Goemon) +‎ 風呂 (furo, bath), in reference to Ishikawa Goemon who was boiled alive.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) えもんぶろ [gòémóńbúró] (Heiban – [0])
  • (Tokyo) えもんぶ [gòémóńbúꜜrò] (Nakadaka – [5])
  • IPA(key): [ɡo̞e̞mõ̞mbɯ̟ᵝɾo̞]

Noun[edit]

五右衛門風呂(ごえもんぶろ) (Goemonburo (historical kana ごゑもんぶろ)

  1. a bath taken in a barrel of water directly heated underneath