ケース

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English case.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ケース ‎(romaji kēsu)

  1. a case, as a container for something
    トロンボーンのケース展示用 (てんじよう)ケース
    toronbōn no kēsu, tenjiyō no kēsu
    a trombone case, a case for displaying
  2. a case, as an instance, event, situation
    このケースでは、自転車 (じてんしゃ)のタイヤがパンクしていました。
    Kono kēsu de wa, jitensha no taiya ga panku shite imashita.
    In this case, the bicycle's tire was flat.
  3. (grammar) grammatical case

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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 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9