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壺 - Wiktionary

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[U+58F9]
CJK Unified Ideographs 壻 →
[U+58FB]

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Translingual[edit]

Traditional Shinjitai
(extended) Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 33, +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土月中一 (GBLM), four-corner 40107)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 243, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5657
  • Dae Jaweon: page 484, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 468, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+58FA

Chinese[edit]

trad. simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • hô͘ - literary;
  • ô͘ - vernacular.

Rime Character Reading #1/1 Initial (聲) (33) Final (韻) (23) Tone (調)Level (Ø) Openness (開合)Open Division (等)I Fanqie切 Reconstructions Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuo/ Pan
Wuyun
/ɦuo/ Shao
Rongfen
/ɣo/ Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦɔ/ Li
Rong
/ɣo/ Wang
Li
/ɣu/ Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuo/ Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014) Character Reading #1/1 Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ hu › Old
Chinese
/*[ɡ](ʷ)ˁa/ Englishflask

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary. Zhengzhang system (2003) Character Reading #1/1 No.5286 Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡʷlaː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. vase, jar, pot, jug
  2. A kettle (vessel used when boiling liquid).
  3. Classifier for pots of liquid.
    / [Cantonese]  ―  jat1 wu4 seoi2 [Jyutping]  ―  a pot of water
  4. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

See also: Category:Japanese terms spelled with 壺

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with (tsubo). Likely shares its origin with (tsubu), in expressing the idea of something round and bulging outward.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana つぼ, rōmaji tsubo)

  1. container or depression:
    1. A pot or jar; a vessel or bottle.
      • 1999 March 1, “太たい古この壺つぼ [Ancient Pot]”, in BOOSTER 1, Konami:
        とても壊 (こわ)れやすい大 (おお)昔 (むかし)の壺 (つぼ)。中 (なか)に何 (なに)かが潜 (ひそ)んでいるらしい。
        Tote mo koware yasui ōmukashi no tsubo. Naka ni nani ka ga hisonde iru rashii.
        A very fragile antique pot that seems to contain something.
    2. A basin, as at the base of a waterfall.
    3. A pressure point in acupressure or acupuncture.
  2. The core or heart of an issue.

Usage notes[edit]

In acupuncture and acupressure contexts, this word is most often spelled either in hiragana as つぼ or in katakana as ツボ.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eum (ho))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

壺: Hán Nôm readings: hồ

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