キャパシタ

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Japanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Transliteration of English capacitor.

Originally spelled キャパシター (kyapashitā). As with other imported words ending in long "ā", the final vowel has shortened in more common usage, resulting in the current spelling.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kja̠pa̠ɕita̠]

Noun[edit]

キャパシタ (romaji kyapashita)

  1. (electronics) capacitor

Usage notes[edit]

This term is seldom used. The more common term for capacitor is コンデンサ (kondensa).

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