origami

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English[edit]

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Paper cranes folded through origami.

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 折り紙 (origami).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɔɹəˈɡɑmi/, [ˌɔɹɪ̈ˈɡɑmi]

Noun[edit]

origami (countable and uncountable, plural origamis)

  1. (uncountable) The Japanese art of paper folding.
  2. (countable) A piece of art made by folding paper.
    • 1993, Communication arts
      The production notes are folded like the funny origamis that I made in grammar school (only I used to write boy's names inside each section).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Japanese 折り紙

Noun[edit]

origami m (plural origamis)

  1. (chiefly in the singular) origami

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

origami (uncountable)

  1. origami

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

origami

  1. rōmaji reading of おりがみ

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 折り紙 (origami)

Noun[edit]

origami n (indeclinable)

  1. origami