フットボール

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English football. Just like English, there is no specific distinction between soccer and American-style football. However, American-style football is generally termed amerikan futtobōru leaving futtobōru to often refer to soccer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɸɯᵝt̚to̞βo̞ːɾ̠ɯᵝ]

Noun[edit]

フットボール (romaji futtobōru)

  1. a game where one kicks a ball
    1. association football, soccer, football (UK)
    2. (American-style) American football, football (US)
    3. rugby

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See also[edit]

蹴鞠 (けまり) (kemari)