Definition of 壷

  • jar
  • pot
  • hinge knuckle
  • one's aim

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.)

唾壷, だこ

spittoon

骨壷, 骨つぼ, 骨壺, こつつぼ

funerary urn

滝壷, 滝壺, 滝つぼ, たきつぼ

basin under a waterfall

酒壺, 酒壷, さかつぼ, しゅこ

sake jar, jar containing alcohol

墨壷, すみつぼ

ink bottle, carpenter's inking device

蛸壷, 蛸壺, たこつぼ

octopus pot, foxhole

壷洗い, 壺洗い, つぼあらい

individually "washing" a partner's fingers or toes in one's vagina (esp. as a service at a soapland)

痰壺, 痰壷, たんつぼ

spittoon, cuspidor

鍼のつぼ, 鍼の壷, はりのつぼ

acupuncture point


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