囲炉裏


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囲炉裏 (an irori)
Kanji in this term

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EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Ainu [Term?].

The kanji spelling is an example of phonetic ateji (当て字).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

囲炉裏(いろり) (irori (kyūjitai 圍爐裏, historical kana ゐろり)

  1. a traditional sunken hearth or fireplace cut in the middle of a floor; usually found in homes in northern Japan
    Synonyms: (ro), ゆるり (yururi)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN