トランス

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English trance.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

トランス (romaji toransu)

  1. a trance

Etymology 2[edit]

From English transformer.[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

トランス (romaji toransu)

  1. (electronics) a transformer for changing voltage in an electrical current
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From English trans-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

トランス (romaji toransu)

  1. trans-
Usage notes[edit]

This prefix is only seldom used except where it appears as part of loan words that include the prefix trans- in the source language. For coinages in Japanese, Japanese writers are much more likely to use a native Japanese construction or phrase instead of this still-very-foreign loan word.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. 3.0 3.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  4. ^ 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