TAKOBOTO

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思うつぼ思うツボ思う壷思う壺
Readings
おもうつぼ
omoutsubo
Reading restricted to 思うつぼ
Reading restricted to 思う壷
Reading restricted to 思う壺
おもうツボ
omoutsubo
Reading restricted to 思うツボ
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
one's wishes, one's expectations

just as expectedjmds. Wunsch, jmds. Erwartung (wörtl. Wunschtopf“)
Kanji
ON: KUN: おも.う, おもえら.く, おぼ.す
think

ON: KUN: おも.う, おもえら.く, おぼ.す
think

ON: KUN: おも.う, おもえら.く, おぼ.す
think

ON: KUN: つぼ
jar, pot, hinge knuckle, one's aim

ON: KUN: おも.う, おもえら.く, おぼ.す
think

ON: KUN: つぼ
jar, pot

Example sentences
向こうの思う壷だぞ。Parts: 向こう (むこう), 思う壷 (おもうつぼ), You will play into their hands.

Community comments
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