オランダ

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Proper noun[edit]

オランダ (rōmaji Oranda)

  1. the Netherlands
    • 2002 September 17, Katou, Motohiro, “さいやくおとこ [Bummer Guy]”, in Q.E.D. しょうめいしゅうりょう [Q.E.D. Quod Erat Demonstrandum], volume 13 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Kodansha, ISBN 4-06-333843-6, page 89:
       ()てよ!これは (ほん) (とう)オランダの (ふね)か? (ふね)についてる (はた) あれはオランダの (こっ) ()じゃないぞ‼
      Mate yo! Kore wa hontō ni Oranda no fune ka? Fune ni tsuiteru hata are wa Oranda no kokki ja nai zo‼
      Hold on! Is this really a Dutch ship? The flag on this ship isn’t the Dutch flag, is it⁉
    • Himaruya, Hidekaz, “ヘタリアと愉快な仲間たち [Hetalia and Blissful Friends]”, in Axis Powers ヘタリア [Axis Powers Hetalia], volume 4 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Gentosha, ISBN 978-4-344-82234-4, page 14:
      オランダ
      【首都】アムステルダム
      【公用語】オランダ語
      【国花】チューリップ
      【国旗】
      赤は独立の戦いに臨んだ国民の勇気を、白は神の祝福を願う信仰心を、青は祖国への変わらぬ忠誠心を象徴。
      Oranda
      [Shuto] Amusuterudamu
      [Kōyōgo] Oranda-go
      [Kokka] Chūrippu
      [Kokki]
      Aka wa dokuritsu no tatakai ni nozonda kokumin no yūki o, shiro wa Kami no shukufuku o negau shinkōshin o, ao wa sokoku e no kawaranu chūseishin o shōchō.
      Netherlands
      [Capital] Amsterdam
      [Official language] Dutch
      [National flower] Tulip
      [National flag]
      Red is for the nation’s bravery in the battle for independence, white for the piety praying for God’s blessings, and blue for the undying allegiance to the fatherland.

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. ^ 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