フライ

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from English fly.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (fly ball):
  • (Tokyo) ライ [fùráí] (Heiban - [0])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ɸɯᵝɾ̠a̠i]
  • (insect, fishing lure, piece of canvas):
  • (Tokyo) [fùráꜜì] (Nakadaka - [2])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ɸɯᵝɾ̠a̠i]

Noun[edit]

フライ ‎(romaji furai)

  1. (baseball) fly (fly ball)
  2. fly, an insect
  3. fly (fishing lure)
  4. fly (piece of canvas that covers the opening of a tent)
  5. fly (a strip of material hiding the zipper, buttons etc. at the front of a pair of trousers, pants, or underpants)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from English fry.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

フライ ‎(romaji furai)

  1. fried food, such as fish, meat, vegetables, etc

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9