湯桶読み

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Jinmeiyō Grade: 2

EtymologyEdit

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.

NounEdit

湯桶読み (hiragana ゆとうよみ, romaji yutōyomi)

  1. 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.

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Last modified on 24 October 2013, at 21:08