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earthenware
trad. (坩堝)
simp. (坩埚)
variant forms 坩鍋坩锅
甘堝甘埚
甘鍋甘锅

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NounEdit

坩堝

  1. crucible (heat-resistant container in which metals are melted)

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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
かん
Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

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坩堝 (hiragana かんか, rōmaji kanka)

  1. crucible; (melting) pot

Etymology 2Edit

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Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji
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Particularly: “坩堝は「いるつぼ(鋳る壺)」の約、もしくは「ろつぼ(炉壺)」が転じた語と考えられる。”

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɾɯ̟ᵝt͡sɨᵝbo̞]

NounEdit

坩堝 (hiragana るつぼ, rōmaji rutsubo)

  1. crucible; (melting) pot