轆轤

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
ろく
Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

From Chinese, most likely /luwklo/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

轆轤 ‎(hiragana ろくろ, romaji rokuro)

  1. a rotating device used for wood and metal works; a lathe
    • 931-938, Wamyō Ruijushō (book 5 page 79)
      轆轤 圓轉機也 [...] 鋋 路久魯賀奈 [...] 轆轤之裁刀也
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 539)
      Rocuro. ロクロ (轆轤) 轆轤師の使う轆轤. Rocuroni caqete fiqu. (轆轤にかけて挽く) 轆轤で細工する.
  2. a potter's wheel
    • 「2基の轆轤を、土の種類によって使い分けています。」[1]
  3. the part of an umbrella that holds all stretchers and facilitates opening and closing; a runner
    • 16031604, Nippo Jisho (page 539)
      Rocuro. ロクロ (轆轤) 日傘の内側にある轆轤.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0