センター

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Japanese[edit]

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 センター on Japanese Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English center, centre.[1][2][3][4]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

センター (rōmaji sentā)

  1. a center (point equidistant from all points on the perimeter of a circle or on the surface of a sphere)
  2. a center (middle portion of something)
  3. a center (point on a line midway between the ends)
  4. a center (place where a function or activity occurs)
    テストセンター
    tesuto sentā
    test center
  5. (baseball, softball) Synonym of 中堅手 (chūkenshu, center fielder)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ 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. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3