オランダ

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese[1][2][3][4] Holanda ‎(Holland)[2]. Note that some sources[1][3][4] give the inaccurate Portuguese source spelling as Olanda, likely because the Portuguese h is silent.

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Proper noun[edit]

オランダ ‎(romaji Oranda)

  1. the Netherlands

Usage notes[edit]

The full kanji spellings listed above as alternative forms are rarely used. The abbreviation is more frequently encountered.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  3. 3.0 3.1 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4000801112
  4. 4.0 4.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  5. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0