銅鑼焼き

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Japanese[edit]

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銅鑼焼き (dorayaki): a whole dorayaki cake.
銅鑼焼き (dorayaki): a dorayaki cake cut in half, showing the azuki filling.
Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Hyōgaiji

Grade: 4
Irregular on’yomi kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 銅鑼 (dora, gong) +‎ 焼き (yaki, baking, roasting, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 焼く yaku, “to bake, to roast”), from the way the shape of the two cake pieces resembles a classical gong.[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

銅鑼焼き (hiragana どらやき, rōmaji dorayaki)

  1. a kind of confection consisting of two small cakes baked to resemble gongs, sandwiching a filling of sweet azuki bean paste

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN