TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 木弓戈月 (DNIB), four-corner 47927)

  1. pail, bucket, tub
  2. cask, keg

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 527, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14811
  • Dae Jaweon: page 916, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1222, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6876

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale tung2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. a tub, a bucket

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
(oke): A small oke holding a cat.
(oke): A workman building a large oke.
Kanji in this term
おけ
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

From Old Japanese. Originally a compound of (o, flax, ramie) +‎ (ke, a container, especially for foodstuffs or tableware).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

(hiragana おけ, historical hiragana をけ, romaji oke)

  1. A tube-shaped container for holding split flax or hemp, usually made of thin cypress wood bent to shape.
  2. By extension, a pail, bucket, tub, or basin similar to a barrel in construction, made of long thin pieces of cedar or cypress extending up from a base and held in place with hoops. Can be small enough to carry in one hand, or large enough to bathe in.
  3. (Noh theater) A stool on stage, on which an actor sits.
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Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
こが
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

Unknown.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

(hiragana こが, romaji koga)

  1. An oke (tub, bucket, basin) or taru (, “barrel”).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  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

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(tong, yong) (hangeul [[, ]], revised tong, yong, McCune-Reischauer t'ong, yong, Yale thong, yong)

  1. ( 통, tong-): barrel, bucket, can, cask, pail, tub, vat, compare ton, Dut. ton ("vat")

MandarinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Khmer ថាំង (tung), Thai ถัง (tăng).

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin tǒng (tong3), Wade-Giles t'ung3)

Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 07:50