湯筒

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
とう
Grade: S
yutōyomi
A yutō holding soba broth.

Etymology[edit]

Origin unclear. Old Japanese (yu, warm or hot water) + Chinese-derived on'yomi (, a pipe).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

湯筒 ‎(hiragana ゆとう, romaji yutō)

  1. 湯桶: A lacquerware container with a spout for holding broth or tea for consumption after a meal; a type of tea caddy shaped like a pail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9