Tea Terminology

Hon’ami Koetsu, Japan’s National Treasure: Shiroraku-Chawan Fujisan

茶の湯
chanoyu
(Japanese) tea ceremony
trà thang

茶会 (會)
chakai
tea gathering (informal)
trà hội

茶事
chaji
tea event
trà sự

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Chashitsu (Tea house) “Jō-an” (如庵) in “Urakuen” (有楽苑), in Inuyama, Aichi, Japan. Picture from Wikipedia.

茶室
chashitsu
tea room
trà thất

床間
tokonoma
alcove
sàng gian

茶器
chaki
tea ceremony utensils
trà khí

鉄瓶
tetsubin
cast-iron kettle
thiết bình

茶碗
chawan
tea bowl
trà oản (bát trà)

茶巾
chakin
tea towel
trà cân

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A Chashaku (Bamboo Tea Scoop) Named ”Ima no kokoro” (Person of the day) by Sen No Rikyū (1522-1591). Photo from Christie’s.

茶杓
chashaku
tea scoop
trà thược

 

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A chatsubo (tea-leaf storage jar) named Chigusa 千草 (Thiên thảo) from China, and dating from about 1350 to 1450. Freer Gallery of Art. Photo from Christie’s.

茶壺
chatsubo
tea urn, tea jar
trà hồ (thạp đựng trà)

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Chaire (Tea Caddy) named Tall (Seitaka) by Nonomura Ninsei (Japanese, active ca. 1646–94). MET Museum.

茶入
chaire
tea caddy
trà nhập (hộp nhỏ đựng mạt trà)

茶筅
chasen
tea whisk
trà tiển (chổi đánh trà)

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Mizusashi (Water Jar) with Pine Trees. Attributed to Ogata Kenzan (Japanese, 1663–1743). MET Museum picture.

水指
mizusashi
water jar
thủy chỉ (bình đựng nước)

茶人
chajin
tea man
trà nhân

Hon’ami Koetsu, Red Raku tea bowl, named Jukushi


wa
harmony
hoà


kei
respect
kính


sei
purity
thanh


jaku
tranquility
tịch

功夫茶
gōng fū chá
công phu trà

煎茶道
senchadō
way of sencha
tiễn trà đạo

急須
kyusu
teapot
cấp tu (ấm trà Nhật)

茶船
cháchuán
tea boat
trà thuyền

宝瓶
hōhin or houhin
handless teapot (literally treasure vessel)
bảo bình

湯冷まし
yuzamashi
water cooling vessel
thang lãnh

茶合
sagō
tea scoop
trà hợp

抹茶
matcha
tea powder
mạt trà

煎茶
sencha
tiễn trà

玉露
gyokuro
jade dew
ngọc lộ

釜炒り茶
kamairicha
pan-fried green tea
Phủ sao trà (trà xanh sấy trên chảo, tương tự trà Thái Nguyên, Bảo Lộc của Việt Nam)

https://scotttea.wordpress.com/2020/07/10/the-skill-and-challenge-of-love-and-hate/

https://scotttea.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/a-rancid-old-crock-peddling-roadside-tea-tea-and-the-memory-of-baisao/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sencha

Kōetsu’s tea bowls

https://chano-yu.com/japanese-museum-antiques/japans-national-treasure-shirorakuchawan-fujisan/

https://www.suntory.com/sma/collection/gallery/detail?lang=en&id=383

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