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

蛸壷, 蛸壺, たこつぼ

octopus pot, foxhole

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)

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)

糞壺, くそつぼ

clay pot used to collect night-soil

便壺, べんつぼ, べんこ

night-soil vault, clay pot used to collect feces in an outhouse

痰壺, 痰壷, たんつぼ

spittoon, cuspidor


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