麻笥

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Hyōgaiji

EtymologyEdit

From Old Japanese. Compound of (o, flax, ramie) +‎ (ke, a container, especially for foodstuffs or tableware).

NounEdit

麻笥 (hiragana おけ, historical hiragana をけ, romaji oke)

  1. Alternative form of : a tub, a bucket, a basin.

Usage notesEdit

The spelling is more common.

Last modified on 4 April 2012, at 07:25