便器

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Chinese[edit]

 
advantageous; cheap; ordinary; plain; convenient; handy; easy; then; so; thus; to relieve oneself
device; tool; utensil
simp. and trad.
(便器)
便

Etymology[edit]

From 便 (biàn, “excrement, urine”) + (, “device”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

便器

  1. any device used for defecation or urination; a toilet or urinal in general

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
便
べん
Grade: 4

Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

便器 ‎(hiragana べんき, romaji benki)

  1. any device used for defecation or urination; a toilet or urinal in general
  2. chamber pot
    • 1947, 宮本百合子, 道標:
      ベッドのわきの (しょう)テーブルの (うえ)にあるベルを ()らして便器 (べんき)をもらった。
      Beddo no waki no shō-tēburu no ue ni aru beru o narashite benki o moratta.
      She rang the bell on the small bedside table and was given a chamber pot.