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|Kanji in this term|
Compound of 湯桶 (yutō, “a hot-water bucket or spouted container”) + 読み (yomi, “reading, pronunciation”). For the way in which the word 湯桶 is read with a kun'yomi for the first kanji and an on'yomi for the second kanji.
- A reading pattern for certain kanji compound words, using the native Japanese kun'yomi for the first kanji, and the Chinese-derived on'yomi for the second kanji.
- Contrast with 重箱読み (じゅうばこよみ, jūbakoyomi), using the Chinese-derived on'yomi for the first kanji, and the native Japanese kun'yomi for the second kanji.
- 音読み (おんよみ, on'yomi)
- 訓読み (くんよみ, kun'yomi)