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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ぶた
Grade: S
はこ > ばこ
Grade: 3
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (buta, pig) +‎ (hako, box). The hako changes to bako as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

豚箱 (hiragana ぶたばこ, rōmaji butabako)

  1. police cell

ReferencesEdit

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