ぼこ

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of uncertain derivation. May be from (, dear, beloved, particularly as in 赤ん坊 akanbō, “baby”) +‎ (ko, child).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ぼこ (romaji boko)

  1. baby, newborn, infant
  2. young child
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ぼこ (romaji boko)

  1. : an indentation, a dip or divot, a hollow