薬缶

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Japanese[edit]

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 やかん on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
やく > やっ
Grade: 3
かん
Grade: S
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
やく > や
Grade: 3
かん
Grade: S
Irregular

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

薬缶 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 薬罐, 薬鑵, 藥罐, hiragana やかん, rōmaji yakan, historical hiragana やくわん)
(alternative reading hiragana やっかん, romaji yakkan, historical hiragana やくくわん)

  1. a kettle (vessel for boiling a liquid or cooking food)
  2. Clipping of 薬缶頭 (bald head).

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term is usually written in kana.