ツァー

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English czar, from Russian царь (tsar'), ultimately from Latin surname Caesar.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ツァー (romaji tsā)

  1. a czar, a tsar

Usage notes[edit]

This spelling and reading appears to be the most common Japanese term for czar or tsar.

Alternative forms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3