轆: windlass

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轆 [辘] lù


: windlass

Kun Reading
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On Reading

ロク roku

 Usage:

轆轤 [辘轳] lu4lu2: well pulley; windlass; potter’s wheel
[轆轤 | ろくろ rokuro: lathe;
: potter’s wheel
: windlass; pulley]



Japanese common word | expression
轆轤首 | ろくろくび rokurokubi
: rokurokubi; long-neck woman; monstrous person (often a woman) with a neck that can expand and contract (in Japanese folklore)



Chinese expression | chengyu 成語
飢腸轆轆 [饥肠辘辘] ji1 chang2 lu4lu4
: stomach rumbling with hunger

 Etymology:
形声 Pictophonetic.
(che1: cart radical 159) suggests the meaning while
鹿 (lu4: deer radical 198) provides the sound.



簡體 Simplified.
辘. Derived from generic character simplification rule #14 (車 » 车) via usage of grass script form of character.



Semantic:
樚 lu4: a pulley, a windlass, a wheel, a block



 Examples:
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Resources: Chinese Dictionary | Japanese Dictionary