シングル

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See also: ジングル

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English single.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

シングル (rōmaji shinguru)

  1. a single
  2. tennis singles (as opposed to doubles)
  3. a single-breasted jacket
  4. a single shot of an alcoholic beverage
  5. a single-digit handicap in golf
  6. a single bed; a hotel room with only one bed
    ツイン (tsuin, a twin, a room with two beds)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN