1. sunken hearth; sunken fireplace
Wikipedia definition
2. IroriIrori (いろり, 囲炉裏, 居炉裏) are a type of traditional sunken hearth common in Japan. Used for heating the home and cooking food, irori are essentially square pits in the floor with a pot hook, or jizaikagi (自在鉤). These hooks generally were hollow bamboo tubes containing an iron rod, with an attached lever, often shaped like a fish, that would allow the pot or kettle to be raised or lowered.
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Other forms
居炉裏 【いろり】囲炉裡 【いろり】
囲炉裏: Ateji (phonetic) reading. 居炉裏: Ateji (phonetic) reading. 囲炉裡: Ateji (phonetic) reading.


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