アベック

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French avec (with), compare Korean 아베크 (abekeu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [a̠be̞k̚kɯ̟ᵝ]

Noun[edit]

アベック (abekku

  1. (dated) a couple (on a date)
    (こう)(えん)にたくさんのアベックがいた
    Kōen ni takusan no abekku ga ita
    There were a lot of young couples in the park
  2. (dated) couple, tandem, set of two things
    アベック()(こう)
    abekku hikō
    tandem flight

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

couple: Yoshida, Masatoshi et.al. Kodansha's Romanized Japanese-English Dictionary. Tokyo: Kodansha International (JPN), 1993. →ISBN.