トン, タン, ショウ, セイ, どんぶり

bowl, bowl of food

JLPT0 G7 S5 F2088

A variant of well, the mark in the middle indicating water → *sound* made by an object striking the (water at the) bottom of a well. In Japan, came to be reinterpreted as a serving vessel filled with rice ( = a bowl of rice topped with vegetables, seafood and/or meat).

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