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

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

滝壷, 滝壺, 滝つぼ, たきつぼ

basin under a waterfall

思う壺, 思う壷, 思うつぼ, おもうつぼ

one's wishes, one's expectations, just as expected

思う壺にはまる, 思う壷にはまる, 思うつぼにはまる, おもうつぼにはまる

to turn out just as one wished, to play into the hands (of)

火消し壷, 火消壷, 火消し壺, 火消壺, ひけしつぼ

charcoal extinguisher

火消し壷, 火消壷, 火消し壺, 火消壺, ひけしつぼ

charcoal extinguisher


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