パスタ

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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パスタ: various kinds of pasta.

Borrowing from Italian pasta.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Noun[edit]

パスタ (rōmaji pasuta)

  1. pasta
Usage notes[edit]

The borrowed term パスタ (pasuta) only refers to foods derived from western-style pasta. This does not include traditional Asian foods like うどん (udon), そば (soba), ラーメン (rāmen), or ワンタン (wantan).

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Etymology 2[edit]

パスタ: a kind of ointment or salve.
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Borrowing from German Pasta,[1][2][3][4][5][6] or more likely from the homophonous and more common spelling Paste (salve, paste).

Noun[edit]

パスタ (rōmaji pasuta)

  1. (medicine) Clipping of パスタ剤 (pasuta-zai, a fat- or oil-based medicinal salve, ointment, or balm).
Usage notes[edit]

This term is seldom used for its medicinal meaning, and more commonly refers to the food. However, the medicinal sense may have more currency in medical contexts.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  4. 4.0 4.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  5. 5.0 5.1 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  6. 6.0 6.1 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4000801112