ぞろ目

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of ぞろ (zoro, from the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) soroi of verb 揃う (sorou), “to match or line up”) +‎ (me, eye; appearance).[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

ぞろ目 (hiragana ぞろめ, rōmaji zorome)

  1. (gambling, idiomatic) doubles: two of the same number other than 1, after rolling two dice
  2. (gambling, idiomatic) in a forecast bet, betting that the same horse wins twice in a row
  3. (idiomatic) by extension, doubled numbers, or numbers that line up, such as the ones in a date like 2011/11/11

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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 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  3. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9