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ちゅーかー【茶家】

 Ryukyu (Kunigami, Okinawa)

chuukaa [t͡ɕuːkaː]

Definition

Noun

  1. Teapot

Etymology

Cognate to Kagoshima ちょか choka; Okinawan (Shuri, Naha, Nakijin) ちゅーかー chuukaa; and Yonaguni すが suga "teapot". Possibly of Kagoshima origin. Historically attested under the entry "[Satsuma dialect] Chaka ... [Yedo] dobin ... teapot" in Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan (1881), page 34.

意味:ちゃびん【茶瓶】、きゅうす【急須】、ティーポット

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