ツアー

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English tour.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ツアー (romaji tsuā)

  1. a tour
Usage notes[edit]

Seldom used on its own. More often found in compounds, such as スキーツアー (“ski tour”) or パッケージツアー (“package tour”).

Etymology 2[edit]

From English czar, from Russian царь (tsar'), ultimately from Latin surname Caesar.[3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ツアー (romaji tsuā)

  1. a czar, a tsar
Usage notes[edit]

Non-standard orthography. The spelling and reading ツァー (​tsā) is more common for this sense.

Alternative forms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9