ブルマ

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Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɯᵝɾ̠ɯᵝma̠]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English bloomers.[1][2]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ブルマ (romaji buruma)

  1. gym shorts, particularly for girls

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Proper noun[edit]

ブルマ (romaji Buruma)

  1. A Dutch surname: the pen-name of Dutch-British author Ian Buruma
  2. A Dutch surname: the katakana spelling of Dutch surname Bruma
  3. A male given name: Bulma, a character in the Dragon Ball manga series

References[edit]

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