Definition of 壺

  • jar
  • pot

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • つぼ

Popular Words With This Kanji

壷, 壺, 壼, つぼ, つほ, つふ

jar, pot, vase, dice cup, depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall), target (when aiming an arrow), (figurative) bull's-eye, key point (of a conversation, etc.), acupuncture point, moxibustion point, nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.)

骨壷, 骨つぼ, 骨壺, こつつぼ

funerary urn

酒壺, 酒壷, さかつぼ, しゅこ

sake jar, jar containing alcohol

滝壷, 滝壺, 滝つぼ, たきつぼ

basin under a waterfall

火消し壷, 火消壷, 火消し壺, 火消壺, ひけしつぼ

charcoal extinguisher

壺皿, つぼざら

small, deep dish, dice cup

壺を心得る, つぼをこころえる

to understand the essence, to catch the main points

受け壺, 受壺, うけつぼ

part of a lock that receives the latch, keeper, strike

火消し壷, 火消壷, 火消し壺, 火消壺, ひけしつぼ

charcoal extinguisher

壺焼き, 壺焼, つぼやき

shellfish cooked in its own shell, sweet potatoes cooked in a crock


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