一升びん

English translation: Large Japanese Sake bottle (Isshou-bin)

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Japanese term or phrase:一升びん
English translation:Large Japanese Sake bottle (Isshou-bin)

08:11 Jan 6, 2010
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Japanese term or phrase: 一升びん
Context: リターナブルびん(一升びん、ビールびん、牛乳びん)などの何度でも利用できるびん。
What kind of bottle is this?

Thanks.
AniseK
Malaysia
Local time: 05:39
Large Japanese Sake bottle (Isshou-bin)
Explanation:
一升 【いっしょう】 (n) unit of old Japanese liquid measurement; 1800 cc

Those huge, (usually) brown-colored glass bottles that sake is typically sold in.
HTHAL.

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Pic here: http://www.awamori-kokka.co.jp/pic-labo/limg/4318l13018l1_a.... 
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KathyT
Australia
Local time: 07:39
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3 +5Large Japanese Sake bottle (Isshou-bin)
KathyT
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FYR
Yasutomo Kanazawa

  

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Large Japanese Sake bottle (Isshou-bin)


Explanation:
一升 【いっしょう】 (n) unit of old Japanese liquid measurement; 1800 cc

Those huge, (usually) brown-colored glass bottles that sake is typically sold in.
HTHAL.

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Note added at 7 mins (2010-01-06 08:19:20 GMT)
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Pic here: http://www.awamori-kokka.co.jp/pic-labo/limg/4318l13018l1_a.... 

KathyT
Australia
Local time: 07:39
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 92
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Yasutomo Kanazawa
0 min
  -> Thank you.

agree  yumom: 一升=10合
1 hr
  -> Thank you for the additional information.

agree  Tokyo_Moscow: ...glass bottles
4 hrs
  -> Thank you. (HI!)

agree  Miho Ohashi
1 day 10 hrs
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agree  gcpradhan1
2 days 23 hrs
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4 mins
Reference: FYR

Reference information:
http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/一升瓶
http://atpedia.jp/word/一升瓶

Yasutomo Kanazawa
Japan
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