添水

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

/soudu/ > /soːdu/ > /soːzu/. Etymology unknown, but likely cognate with either 僧都 ‎(sōzu) or 案山子 ‎(sōzu).

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Noun[edit]

添水 ‎(hiragana そうず, romaji sōzu, historical hiragana そうづ)

  1. a traditional device found in Japanese gardens; composed of a bamboo tube that when filled with water revolves to empty and makes a clanking sound

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