トマト

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English tomato.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

トマト (romaji tomato)

  1. a tomato (fruit)

Usage notes[edit]

A kanji spelling of 蕃茄 exists historically, but is extremely rare.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9