湯桶

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Etymology 1[edit]

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湯桶 (yuoke): A wooden hot-water basin for bathing.
Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
おけ
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

/juwoke//juoke/

From Old Japanese. Compound of ‎(yu, warm or hot water) +‎ ‎(oke, a bucket or pail; a tub),[1] itself a compound of ‎(o, flax, ramie) + ‎(ke, a container, especially for foodstuffs or tableware).[1]

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Noun[edit]

湯桶 ‎(hiragana ゆおけ, romaji yuoke, historical hiragana ゆをけ)

  1. A basin or small tub used to douse oneself with hot or warm water while bathing.
  2. A tub or basin for holding hot water, such as when cooking.
  3. A tool used during cold-weather 茶道 ‎(sadō, tea ceremony): a wooden container of warm water with a spout, placed at the entrance for washing and warming the hands of arriving guests.

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Etymology 2[edit]

湯桶 (yutō): A yutō holding soba broth.
Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
とう
Jinmeiyō
yutōyomi

Origin less clear. Old Japanese ‎(yu, warm or hot water) + Chinese-derived on'yomi ‎(, a bucket or pail; a tub).

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Noun[edit]

湯桶 ‎(hiragana ゆとう, romaji yutō)

  1. A lacquerware container with a spout for holding broth or tea for consumption after a meal.
  2. A type of tea caddy shaped like a pail.
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9