Chapter 4: The Leaky Cauldron

Simplified Chinese (Mandarin: China)
Pòfǔ jiǔbā
= 'broken, damaged, worn out, dilapidated'.
= 'cauldron' (old).
酒吧 jiǔbā = 'bar'.
The Broken Cauldron Bar
Traditional Chinese (Mandarin: Taiwan)
Pòfǔ jiǔbā
= 'broken, damaged, worn out, dilapidated'.
= 'cauldron' (old).
酒吧 jiǔ-bā = 'bar'.
The Broken Cauldron Bar
漏れ more- = 'leaky' (moreru = 'to leak').
nabe = 'pot, pan'.
The Leaky Pot
리키 콜드런
Liki koldeuleon
리키 콜드런 liki koldeuleon ='Leaky Cauldron' (phonetic) Leaky Cauldron
Vietnamese (Chinese characters show etymology)
Quán Cái Vạc Lủng quán = 'inn'.
cái = a counter or classifier for objects.
vạc = 'cauldron, pot'.
lủng = 'pierced through with holes'.
The Holey Cauldron Inn
Mongolian (new)
Цоорхой тогоо
Tsoorkhoi togoo
цоорхой tsoorkhoi = 'hole' .
тогоо togoo = 'pot, pan'.
The Holey Pot

This is the place where Fudge had Harry stay for a week after he was rescued by the Knight Bus.

How is 'Leaky Cauldron' translated

A cauldron is an old-fashioned word for a kind of very large pot. It has special connotations in English because witches customarily use cauldrons to make potions.

What kind of establishment is the Leaky Cauldron?

In the UK (and other places like Australia and New Zealand), a pub is usually a place that offers alcoholic drinks in the saloon, meals in the dining area, and accommodation upstairs. In other countries, however, it has often been borrowed as another name for a 'bar'.

(Korean appears thanks to "Hiro".)

(Detailed notes on the chapter can be found at Harry Potter Lexicon)

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