ギャル

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

Japanese[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png
 ギャル on Japanese Wikipedia
Wikipedia-logo.png
 Gyaru on Wikipedia
ギャル (gyaru): two gyaru in Tokyo.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from American English gal.[1][2][3][4][5]

First cited to a text from 1931.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ギャル (gyaru

  1. gyaru (girl or young woman, especially one participating in various subcultures in Japan)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

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
  3. ^ 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  5. 5.0 5.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN